Jim Carrey to voice IMAX ‘Under the Sea 3D’

Actor Jim Carrey was inked by IMAX and Warner Bros. to voice an upcoming documentary slated for wide release in the IMAX theater chain.

Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and IMAX Corporation announced that Jim Carrey will narrate Under the Sea 3D, the third IMAX 3D co-production between the two companies.

The film will hit screens February 13, 2009.

Under the Sea 3D will offer an  inspirational way to explore the beauty and natural wonder of the oceans. You will experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious creatures of the sea.

It is guaranteed you will feel the pressure drop as you go under the surface to view the creatures of the deep, and see images literally leap off the screen and float around the theatre in true IMAX 3D form.

“Jim Carrey is a favorite of film audiences everywhere and of every generation, so he is the perfect choice to narrate this undersea adventure for moviegoers of all ages.  We are also very proud to be working with IMAX to bring audiences this visually stunning film that reminds us all of the beauty and magic of our oceans, and the importance of preserving them for future generations,” said Dan Fellman, President, domestic distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures

“With his roots in Toronto, home of the world’s first permanent IMAX theatre, Jim is very familiar with The IMAX Experience and we’re very excited to collaborate with him on this meaningful project,” said Greg Foster, Chairman and President, IMAX Filmed Entertainment.

“His voice will draw people into this world of mysterious creatures and dazzling colors featured in Under the Sea 3D and we welcome him into the IMAX family.” 

Jim Carrey will be seen next in “Yes Man,” due to be release on December 19, 2008. 

Under the Sea 3D is filmed by award-winning director/cinematographer Howard Hall, produced by Toni Myers, executive produced by Graeme Ferguson, and produced for Howard Hall Productions by Michele Hall.  

Under the Sea 3D is a follow-up to the 2006 box office hit Deep Sea 3D, which has grossed more than $60 million worldwide.

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