Promotional title art for the new IMAX movie "Tornado Alley", starring Sean Casey of the Discovery Channel "Storm Chasers" series.
"Tornado Alley" movie promotional art courtesy of Giant Screen Films and Graphic Films
For four exciting but grueling seasons on the Discovery series "Storm Chasers," fans have watched the journeys of filmmaker Sean Casey as he sought out to capture the inside of a tornado on IMAX film. Now Sean's film is reaching theaters across the country, starting with a March debut in Chicago and a limited-release to select IMAX theaters.
Casey has custom-built 2 tornado-intercept vehicles. The first was called "TIV" and a second "TIV2". Each vehicle was outfitted with armor-plated steel and aluminum, bullet-resistant glass, with a filming turret mounted on top of the roof. Casey's primary goal: to drive a TIV into the middle of a tornado and capture it on IMAX.
As of mid-March, here is a list of theaters debuting "Tornado Alley" on IMAX this spring. A current list can be found on the movie's Facebook page:
Other theaters are expected to add "Tornado Alley" in later months.
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