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Los Angeles and San Francisco—Sep 10, 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Selects Dolby Atmos for Taken 2, Chasing Mavericks

Fox to outfit prestigious Zanuck Theater with Dolby Atmos for mixing future feature films
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Twentieth Century Fox®announced today that two of the studio’s fall 2012 releases, Taken 2 (U.S. release: October 5, 2012) and Chasing Mavericks (U.S. release: October 26, 2012), will be mixed and released in Dolby® Atmos™, the new audio platform that has revolutionized the experience of sound in entertainment.

Anticipating additional Dolby Atmos titles, Twentieth Century Fox is outfitting its Zanuck Theater postproduction facility with Dolby Atmos capabilities.

“Dolby Atmos transports audiences into the onscreen adventure with the most lifelike sensory experience ever offered in cinema,” said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema, Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby Atmos will immerse moviegoers in the sounds of Istanbul’s bustling streets in the action-packed Taken 2 and atop the big waves of Chasing Mavericks.”

Two acclaimed sound re-recording mixers will be at the helm of the Dolby Atmos mixes. Craig Henighan will mix Chasing Mavericks in Dolby Atmos; Chuck Michael will conduct the Dolby Atmos mix for Taken 2. 

According to Darrow, Dolby has a long history of transforming and reinventing cinema sound and is attuned to the desires of both movie audiences and the creative community behind each film. 

“Twentieth Century Fox and Dolby have had a long and trusted history together,” said Ted Gagliano, President of Post Production, Twentieth Century Fox. “It is therefore not surprising to me that the breadth of Dolby’s experience has given them a keen insight not just into the moviegoing experience, but into the wants and needs of postproduction. This has obviously greatly influenced the vision of Dolby Atmos. Fox looks forward to enriching the cinematic experience with this latest innovation from Dolby.”

The list of North American theatres selected to show the fall 2012 releases of Taken 2 and Chasing Mavericks in Dolby Atmos will be made available closer to the release dates.

About Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos is the latest sound technology from Dolby Laboratories that brings a powerful new listening experience with more natural, realistic cinema sound that truly envelops the audience. It is an end-to-end solution that takes into account the entire content pipeline and brings together mixers, studios, and distributors to create dramatic improvements in the audio experience. The Dolby Atmos platform provides content creators with a new creative freedom to tell their stories and simplifies movie distribution with a single universal package to deliver to audiences the full impact of the artist's intent, regardless of theatre configuration.

To learn more about Dolby Atmos, visit dolby.com/Atmos.
To share an educational video on Dolby Atmos, visit http://vimeo.com/40699179.
 
About Taken 2
Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent who stopped at nothing to save his abducted daughter in Taken. When he is targeted by a vengeance-seeking crime lord, Bryan must employ his “particular set of skills” to protect his family against an army out to kill them.

About Chasing Mavericks
Chasing Mavericks is the inspirational true story of surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarity (played by newcomer Jonny Weston). When 15-year-old Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson (played by Gerard Butler) to train him to survive it. As Jay and Frosty embark on their quest to do the impossible, they form a unique friendship that transforms their lives, and their quest to tame Mavericks becomes about far more than surfing. Chasing Mavericks was made with the help of some of the biggest names in the surfing world, and it features some of the most mind-blowing wave footage ever captured on film.

About Fox Filmed Entertainment
One of the world’s largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) produces, acquires, and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of FFE: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000® Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures®, Twentieth Century Fox International, and Twentieth Century 
Fox Animation®.
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About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.: Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Directory page Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Web Site
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