Inhumans, the latest Marvel comic book property to hit the small screen following the success of TV shows like Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Iron Fist, and this summer’s Defenders, will actually hit the big screen in cinemas around the world this weekend.
The show, which will debut proper on ABC from September 29, will hold an exclusive IMAX screening of its first two episodes this weekend, beginning September 1, in participating IMAX cinemas throughout the world. Those first two episodes were filmed with IMAX cameras.
In Prague, that includes Cinema City Flora, which will screen Inhumans for two daily shows (at 20:30 and 22:30) on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and next Tuesday.
A race of intergalactic superhumans with a wide array of powers that live in secret on Earth, the Inhumans were first introduced to TV audiences in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which featured a number of the super-powered beings amongst its cast of characters.
The new series will focus on the Inhuman Royal Family, which includes leader Black Bolt (portrayed by Anson Mount, from AMC’s Hell on Wheels), King of their hidden home on Earth, Attilan. Black Bolt does not speak – his power is that he can cause powerful shock waves with only a whisper – giving the series an interesting silent lead.
Iwan Rheon, who Game of Thrones fans will know as Ramsay Bolton, stars as Black Bolt’s brother Maximus, a potential usurper and primary antagonist. Showrunners compare the relationship between Black Bolt and Maximus to Thor and Loki.
Serinda Swan (Graceland), Ken Leung (Lost), Ellen Woglom, Eme Ikwuakor, Sonya Balmores, Mike Moh, and Isabelle Cornish, younger sister of Abbie Cornish, co-star as members of the race of Inhumans.
Only the first two episodes will screen in IMAX; the series will run for a total of eight episodes on ABC in the USA from September 29 through November 10.