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D-BOX celebrates release of Hobbs & Shaw on 10th anniversary


D-BOX Technologies, a world leader in immersive motion entertainment experiences, is celebrating the release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, a decade after the fourth film in the franchise, Justin Lin’s Fast & Furious, became the first movie that D-BOX ever coded.

D-Box Fast & Furious Hobbs & ShawD-BOX Technologies is proud to announce that it is celebrating 10 years of success in the movie business. This milestone coincides with the release of Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, which is fitting for a company that now has been coding the films in this franchise for a decade.

D-BOX burst onto the scene in 2009, with Justin Lin’s Fast & Furious at Hollywood’s iconic TCL Chinese Theatre. This was the fourth film in the much-loved franchise from Universal Pictures, which has earned nearly $5 billion worldwide. Audiences were captivated by the motion technology, and D-BOX has worked on every title in the franchise released since this date.

10 years in the business

The release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, the first stand-alone film in the series, comes as D-Box celebrates its 10th anniversary. Today, the company has a commanding presence on close to 750 screens. It has a presence in 41 countries around the world, making D-BOX an undisputed leader in the premium category.

“With nearly 450 movies in our portfolio today, we are so pleased to know that moviegoers are still excited about seeing the next action-packed blockbuster in D-BOX,” says Claude Mc Master, President and CEO of D-BOX.

Fast & Furious will always be an important part of our success story because it was the very first movie ever coded with our motion technology. In fact, Universal Pictures was the first studio who took a chance on us and for that, we will always be grateful.  The happy coincidence of the release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw on our 10-year anniversary is not lost on us and truly bodes well for another decade of thrills and excitement.”

“We’ve been thrilled to work with D-BOX over the past decade on the Fast films and can’t wait for audiences to see Hobbs & Shaw this summer,” says Jim Orr, President of Domestic Theatrical Distribution for Universal Pictures. “The powerful, immersive motion technology of D-BOX combined with the high-octane action in the movie is an unbeatable combination that’s guaranteed to blow audiences’ minds.”

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is released in North America on August 2, 2019.

Earlier this year, D-BOX entered the Australian market, as the Australian cinema chain HOYTS announced plans to equip four auditoriums in Melbourne and Sydney with over 200 D-BOX motion seats.

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Charlotte Coates is Features Editor at Blooloop. She is from Brighton, UK and previously worked as a librarian. She has a strong interest in arts, culture and information and graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in English Literature. Charlotte can usually be found either with her head in a book or planning her next travel adventure.

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