BBC Worldwide North America and Fathom Events have announced that Doctor Who will return to movie theaters for a two-night event, Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven in 3D.
Starring Peter Capaldi. Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the two-part eighth season finale, will be presented in RealD 3D and Dolby Atmos sound (where available) on September 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.
The event will also feature The Doctor’s Meditation, a special Season 9 prequel scene, and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by Wil Wheaton (Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: Nemesis).
Tickets for Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven in 3D can be purchased online beginning Friday, July 31 at www.FathomEvents.com, or participating theater box offices. The event will screen at approximately 700 theaters that are part of Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website.
“We love bringing Doctor Who events to theaters and seeing the fans come out in full force,” said Fathom Events VP of Programming Kymberli Frueh in a press release. “This time fans get the added excitement of seeing all the action in 3D with exclusive bonus content not available anywhere else.”
“After the enormous success of the 50th Anniversary and season eight premiere – both number one alternative cinema events, two years in a row – we decided to bring the Doctor back to the big screen in 3D so Whovians across the country can have a full immersive experience of Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. The season eight finale, along with an exclusive interview with Peter and Jenna is the perfect way to get fans ready for the upcoming premiere of new season on BBC AMERICA,” said Soumya Sriraman, EVP Film, Home Entertainment, and Licensing for BBC Worldwide North America.0comments
In Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the Doctor comes face-to-face with the mysterious Missy, and an impossible choice looms. With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies, and the Doctor takes to the air in a startling new role.
Doctor Who Season 9 premieres Saturday, Sept. 19 on BBC America.