Update 11/11/2021 at 11:31am ET: Disney+ now supports enhanced IMAX aspect ratio for 13 Marvel movies, one day earlier than Disney had originally announced.
You can find the ‘IMAX Enhanced‘ option under “versions” of supported titles, which will be marked accordingly.
Original story below:
Disney has announced that on November 12th, the day formally known as Disney+ Day, it will be adding an enhanced IMAX aspect ratio for 13 Marvel movies, including Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
.@Marvel fans, assemble! This Friday, re-enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe with IMAX’s expanded aspect ratio. IMAX Enhanced is coming to @DisneyPlus! #IMAXonDisneyPlus #DisneyPlusDay pic.twitter.com/vYofdIE0UM
— IMAX (@IMAX) November 8, 2021
The new 1.90:1 IMAX aspect ratio covers 26 percent more screen real estate than the standard 2.35:1 widescreen format in Marvel flicks, conveniently getting rid of the extra black bars around the borders.
Here are all the IMAX Enhanced films arriving on Disney+ on November 12th:
- Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Avengers: Endgame
- Black Panther
- Black Widow
- Captain America: Civil War
- Captain Marvel
- Doctor Strange
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2
- Iron Man
- Thor Ragnarok
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Disney also announced that in the future, IMAX Enhanced formatting will bring with it immersive DTS (Digital Theater Systems) audio along with Dolby Vision, HDR10, 4K and Dolby Atmos Sound.
For more on Disney+ Day, read what’s hitting the service on that day here. Stay tuned to MobileSyrup for full coverage.