Follow six dogs and their human partners as they brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species and help people with special needs.
Director: Daniel Ferguson
Cast: Chris Evans
Film synopsis :
Chris Evans has taken another major stride in his quest to be the purest Chris of them all. IMAX just revealed the first trailer for their documentary Superpower Dogs and would not you know, Mr. Captain America himself, the Internet’s most wholesome boyfriend, is doing the narration. Thanks Cap, we truly do not deserve this.
The doc comes from the filmmakers behind Jerusalem and Journey to Mecca, and offers an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. “Dawwwww. These are not just good dogs, these puppies are out there every day borking and zooming to save the hoomans.
The film follows six pups on their adventures: Halo, a puppy training to join an elite American disaster response team; Henry; an avalanche rescue dog in the Canadian Rockies; Reef, to Newfoundland lifeguard in the Italian Coast Guard; Ricochet, a surf and therapy boi in California; and the dynamic duo Tipper and Tony, who work to save endangered species in Africa.
Get a peek at the cuteness in the trailer below and then imagine how overwhelmingly adorable it’s going to be in IMAX. Superpower Dogs arrives in theaters on March 15th. Watch the trailer below. “I am really happy to be part of Superpower Dogs,” said Chris Evans. “I am a proud dog owner and completely understand the connection that humans have with these remarkable animals. I love the way this film highlights incredible working dogs who use their real-life superpowers to help and protect people. ”
“There is no greater talent to narrate Superpower Dogs than Chris Evans,” said Daniel Ferguson, Writer / Director of Superpower Dogs. “Chris’,” Genuine love and respect for dogs “really comes through in a way that highlights their abilities, intelligence and heroism.”
Here’s the official synopsis for Superpower Dogs:
Picture and Mars Petcare announced that the IMAX documentary family adventure, Superpower Dogs ™, will be released in IMAX® theaters starting spring 2019. From the filmmakers behind the acclaimed documentaries Jerusalem and Journey to Mecca, Superpower Dogs ™ takes audiences on an entertaining and educational journey about extraordinary dogs that fight crime and save lives. Captured using IMAX® cameras, the film is the next title to be released under the IMAX Original Film Fund.
Superpower Dogs ™, from Writer / Director Daniel Ferguson and Producers Taran Davies, George Duffield and Dominic Cunningham-Reid, follows five real-life canine superheroes and their human partners as they brave earthquakes and avalanches, bring animal poachers to justice and protect humans from danger while lifting their spirits. Audiences will discover the amazing abilities of different breeds and the remarkable ways in which humans are harnessing their cognitive, sensory and intuitive superpowers.
“Cosmic Picture films have taken IMAX audiences on unforgettable adventures of discovery that have enlightened and educated moviegoers by showcasing vibrant cultures and the strength of human perseverance,” said Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. “These award-winning filmmakers now bring their talent and vision to that story that captures the heroic accomplishments of search and rescue, therapy and wildlife protection dogs in a way that has never been done before. We are delighted to be a part of Superpower Dogs, which will deepen our appreciation for these remarkable and loveable animals. “
“Dogs have been saving and helping humans for tens of thousands of years, but many of their achievements and abilities are little known,” said Taran Davies, CEO of Cosmic Picture. “We hope to deepen people’s appreciation for these remarkable animals and to celebrate the profound bond between humans and dogs, the most successful inter-species partnership in history.”
Superpower Dogs ™ will be captured using IMAX cameras and will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique immersive environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
In support of its institutional theater network, the IMAX Original Film Fund finances large-format educational documentaries that push the boundaries of traditional filmmaking for a new generation of moviegoers. Launched in 2014, the $ 50 million Fund co-financed 2017’s Voyage of Time and upcoming giant screen documentaries Pandas, Superpower Dogs ™, and Asteroid Impact.
Earlier this year, Mars Petcare, the world’s leading pet nutrition and health care business, agreed to serve as the presenting sponsor of Superpower Dogs ™. The company is currently developing a robust integration and marketing plan for the film that will be supported by several of its iconic brands.
“Mars Petcare is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Superpower Dogs,” said Poul Weihrauch, Global President of Mars Petcare, “We believe that pets make our lives better and we’re confident the film will illustrate the remarkable impact of dogs on our lives.” .
Cosmic Picture seeks to make the most compelling cinematic experiences possible and to change people’s perception of the universe in unexpected ways. Past films include award-