Announced today by star Wesley Snipes at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Minds Eye Entertainment’s sci-fi thriller The Recall will premiere June 2nd, 2017 in Barco Escape’s panoramic, multi-screen theaters across North America. The Recall is breaking new ground for immersive cinema experiences as the first movie shot natively for Barco Escape to release in theaters.
On June 2nd, Minds Eye in association with SkyVR will also preview The Recall’s universe with Abduction, a 12-minute Virtual Reality short featuring Snipes that brings audiences into an alien invasion through the eyes of co-star R.J. Mitte’s (“Breaking Bad”) character. Following the VR release and a two-week exclusive theatrical window in Barco Escape, The Recall will open in select 2D theaters.
“Barco Escape is an incredible new way to watch movies and feel like you are completely inside the heart-stopping action we’re bringing you with our thriller,” says Wesley Snipes. “The Recall is setting the bar for how movies should create a mind-blowing experience for fans across all platforms.”
“We jumped at the chance to create one of the first films shot natively for Barco Escape, which is changing the way movies are experienced in theaters,” stated Kevin DeWalt, CEO and Producer at Minds Eye Entertainment. “Our goal is to bring audiences unique, immersive experiences with The Recall. We can’t wait for fans to join Wesley, RJ and our talented cast in this incredible universe director Mauro Borrelli created.”
Key Release Dates:
- The Recalltheatrical debut exclusively in Barco Escape theaters, with 30+ minutes of content in the Escape format
- Abductionvirtual reality short available for purchase on all VR platforms
- The Recall opens in 2D in select cities
- The Recallis available on all VOD platforms
Directed by Mauro Borelli, The Recall centers on a group of friends vacationing at a remote cabin lake house when aliens attack Earth. Charlie (Jedidah Goodacre) and his
friends Brendan (R.J. Mitte), Annie (Laura Bilgeri), Rob (Niko Pepaj), and Kara (Hannah Rose May) are forced to rely on an eccentric and mysterious hunter (Wesley Snipes) with special knowledge of the attack, explaining this day has been prophesied for years.
Minds Eye Entertainment produced The Recall in association with Bridgegate Pictures Corp, VMI Worldwide and Invico Capital Corporation. North American distribution is with Freestyle Releasing and international distribution is with VMI Worldwide. For more information about The Recall please visit: http://therecallmovie.com/.
Feature film production on The Recall was made in multiple formats including Barco Escape and made possible through the Creative Saskatchewan Screen-Based Media Production Grant Program, with the participation of the Province of British Columbia Production Services Tax Credit and Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit.