Three of National Geographic Studios’ latest large-format releases have together grossed over $20 Million.
‘Jerusalem’, ‘Mysteries of the Unseen World’ and ‘Pandas: The Journey Home’ were created specifically for museums and science centres and have performed impressively across the global in giant-screen, IMAX® and digital theatres. Most successful of the three so far is Jerusalem, narrated by ‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch. The film has shown in more than 70 theatres worldwide, grossing over $10 million.
Mark Katz, President of Distribution, National Geographic Studios, remarks, “We are thrilled that audiences and exhibitors around the world are responding in a tremendously positive way to these three exceptional films, which continue to connect with families and communities.”
‘Mysteries of the Unseen World', described by the studios as ‘an extraordinary journey to a world beyond the naked eye’, has topped $7m. “Pandas: The Journey Home”, narrated by Joely Richardson, has netted more than $4m.
“National Geographic Studios understands the power of the giant-screen experience to engage audiences with meaningful entertainment, ” comments Brooke Runnette, President of National Geographic Studios. “As one of the world’s largest providers of museum content, we will continue to develop varied and inspiring films like these, which appeal to audiences everywhere.”