It's officially official. Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot and IMAX Corporation have confirmed that Star Trek Beyond will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in IMAX theaters worldwide beginning July 22, 2016.

"IMAX provides a one-of-a-kind movie going experience to audiences all over the world," Star Trek director and co-producer Justin Lin said in a statement. "I am excited to bring the newest journey into the Star Trek universe to its screens."

As previously reported, Star Trek Beyond reunites the main cast from the previous two features -- Jon Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin -- as well as introduces Idris Elba to the fold. New additions include Sofia Boutella, Lydia Wilson and Joe Taslim.

Based upon Star Trek created by Gene Roddenberry, the film's writers are Roberto Orci & John D. Payne & Patrick McKay; and Douglas Jung & Simon Pegg. The film is produced by J.J. Abrams and Roberto Orci, and Justin Lin through his Perfect Storm Entertainment. The executive producers are Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Lindsey Weber.

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