Deathly Hallows – Part 1 opening in record number of IMAX theaters

Warner Brothers has announced that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 will be opening in a record number of IMAX theaters this Friday:

The film will open as the largest IMAX release to date with 239 IMAX(R) screens domestically, simultaneously with the film’s wide North American release. The movie will also open on 117 IMAX screens internationally, 97 of which will open this Friday, with the additional runs debuting over the duration of the following four weeks. More international theatres will be added as pending bookings are confirmed. Advance tickets sales for the film have been extremely robust, with many sell-outs across various territories.