'The Dark Knight' to get re-release in select IMAX theatres

19 July 2018, 02:42 PM
'The Dark Knight' to get re-release in select IMAX theatres (Photo - PTI)
'The Dark Knight' to get re-release in select IMAX theatres (Photo - PTI)

Warner Bros has announced that it will re-release Christian Bale and Heath Ledger-starrer The Dark Knight in four IMAX theatres to mark the film's tenth anniversary.

The film, which was the second in director Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy, will be screened in select IMAX theatres in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Toronto.

Theatres will host the film for an exclusive one-week engagement, beginning August 24, with bookings starting from July 20.

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The film was the first major project to have scenes shot in the IMAX format. It featured six sequences filmed with IMAX cameras, including the Joker's first appearance.

The Dark Knight, released in 2008, had raked in a total of $1 billion at the global box office. 

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It featured Bale as The Batman and Ledger as The Joker, and was also nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning two: best supporting actor for Ledger and best sound editing.

First Published: Thursday, July 19, 2018 02:21 PM
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