‘Queen Rock Montreal’ Is Coming to Disney+


The big picture

  • Queen Rock Montreal
    a legendary concert film with enhanced IMAX sound, will be available to stream on Disney+ on May 15.
  • Experience Queen's 1981 performance like never before with digitally remastered visuals and DTS:X audio.
  • IMAX and DTS' partnership with Disney+ brings Queen's epic show to life, setting a new standard for concert streaming.

In what can only be described as a kind of magic, Disney + has announced the global premiere of streaming Queen Rock Montreal, scheduled for May 15. The historic premiere not only captures Queen at her best, but also marks the first concert film on Disney+ with IMAX Enhanced sound, powered by DTS. The digitally remastered film is ready for rock fans, offering an unprecedented aural and visual feast that promises to bring fans closer to the legendary 1981 performance than ever before.

Queen Rock Montreal originally shook audiences in November 1981, when Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, i John Deacon electrified the Montreal Forum for two epic nights. These performances, specially made for filming, have been restored by Mercury Studios, with executive production credits to Geoff Kempin, Alice Webb, Jim Beach and Matilda Beach for Queen Films. As the first concert film to feature IMAX Enhanced sound, it will make viewers feel like they're the champs, experiencing every thrilling guitar riff and beat with Freddie's beautiful voice in stunning clarity.

Disney+'s partnership with IMAX and DTS is also massively enhancing the experience, allowing Queen's music to penetrate with the full dynamic range intended by the artists. This release follows the film's record-breaking success as the largest IMAX exclusive event in history, further cementing its legacy within the pantheon of rock history. Next to the premiere of Queen Rock Montreal, Disney+ is expanding its offerings with enhanced IMAX sound for 18 Marvel fan favorites. Of the cosmic encounters of Guardians of the Galaxy to the mystical realms of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnesssubscribers can anticipate an immersive experience that goes beyond visuals, extending into a sonic enhancement that could shake the ground beneath your feet.

How can I experience DTS:X?

Support for the enhanced concert experience will be available on select devices with DTS:X from leading manufacturers such as Sony, Hisense and Sharp, among others.. Plus, those with DTS:X-certified AV receivers from Denon, Marantz and JBL can also take their place in the audience at the audiovisual show from the comfort of their own home. The Disney+ move not only celebrates the historic partnership between IMAX and Disney Entertainment, which saw the Marvel Cinematic Universe become the highest-grossing franchise in IMAX history, but also demonstrates Disney's commitment with offering premium content experiences.

Get ready to turn up the volume and let Queen take you on a rocking journey that's sure to stir your soul and maybe, just maybe, find someone to love in the age of HD streaming. Queen Rock Montreal opens on May 15.


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