Ringer Spy Helen writes: I am sending a copy of info received yesterday from Birch, Caroll and Coyle Cinemas – might be of interest to OZ Ringers…
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Please see the following media release regarding the Lord of the Rings films. Please note no official dates or screening locations have been annouced but it is likely movie marathons with each of the 3 films will be screening at cinemas in December/January. This will be advertised on our website in November or December.
NEW LINE CINEMA CELEBRATES DECEMBER 26 RELEASE OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING WITH EXCLUSIVE SCREENING SERIES SPECIAL EXTENDED EDITION PRESENTATIONS OF THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING AND THE TWO TOWERS
Roadshow Films, August 29, 2003 – Leading up to the December 26 release of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, the final film in Peter Jackson’s epic dramatic trilogy, Roadshow Films will release a limited number of 35mm prints of the Special Extended Editions of The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers in theatres across Australia. The announcement was made today by Joel Pearlman, Managing Director of Roadshow Films.
“These films have undergone an incredible journey, from production to theatrical release around the world, to great success in their extended form on DVD,” Pearlman said. “The release of the third film affords us a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to give audiences a compelling new theatrical experience of Peter Jackson’s sprawling vision for this trilogy.”
From December 11 – 17, the studio will release a limited number of 35mm prints of the Special Extended Edition of The Fellowship of the Ring in cities across the country. On December 18 – 24, these prints will be replaced with Special Extended Edition prints of The Two Towers. The official opening of the final of the trilogy, Return Of The King will be boxing day, December 26, 2003.
Advance ticketing for the special extended presentations is expected to commence mid November.