Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Is the First Film to be Filmed in 8K

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will break some new ground, as it’ll be the first movie to be filmed with Red’s new Weapon 8K digital cameras.

James Gunn confirmed the news via a Tweet today:

Very excited to announce Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be the first film to shoot using the RED Weapon 8k https://t.co/zxwHuykojN

— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) January 6, 2016

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4K is becoming more and more common now, and the Avengers: Infinity War two-parter is being filmed in 6K as will Rogue One. With 4K UHD Blu-Rays just barely hitting the market, it’ll be a long time before this will mean anything at home…but the IMAX release should look stunning.