Doctor Who will be returning to Canadian theaters for two nights – September 16th and 20th – for a special 3D presentation of the two-part Season Eight Finale, Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven. The Doctor’s Meditation, a brand new prequel to Season Nine, will also be included.
This special Doctor Who event is presented by BBC Worldwide North America and Front Row Centre Events by Cineplex Entertainment. For details, follow the jump.
DOCTOR WHO RETURNS TO THE BIG SCREEN WITH FINAL TWO EPISODES OF SEASON EIGHT IN 3D AND NEVER BEFORE SEEN PREQUEL TO SEASON NINE
Doctor Who Returns to Cinemas Nationwide for Two-Night Event Presented in 3D on September 16 and 20, 2015 Announced by BBC Worldwide North America in Partnership with Front Row Centre Events by Cineplex Entertainment
Toronto, ON – July 29, 2015 – BBC Worldwide North America and Front Row Centre Events by Cineplex Entertainment announce the return of the longest running sci-fi television series, Doctor Who, to the big screen for a two-night special theatrical event, Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven in spectacular 3D, starring Peter Capaldi. Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the show’s two-part season eight finale, will be presented in 3D and Dolby Atmos sound (where available) on September 16 and September 20, 2015. The event will feature The Doctor’s Meditation – a special prequel scene to the first episode of season nine – and an exclusive interview with Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, hosted by super fan Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: Nemesis), in addition to the two-part season eight finale.
Tickets for Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven in 3D can be purchased online beginning Friday, July 31 by visiting cineplex.com or participating theatre box offices. Fans throughout Canada will be able to enjoy the event in more than 87 movie theatres. For a complete list of theatre locations, visit the Cineplex website (theatres and participants are subject to change).
“We are thrilled Canadian fans of Doctor Who can once again share the experience together in cinemas. Seeing this epic finale presented in 3D along with the exclusive prequel scene on the big screen is truly going to be the highlight fan event of 2015,” said Brad LaDouceur, Vice President, Event Cinema for Cineplex Entertainment.
“After the enormous success of the 50th Anniversary, we decided to bring the Doctor back to the big fscreen so Whovians across Canada can have a fully immersive experience with 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 the new season,” said Soumya Sriraman, EVP Film, Home Entertainment, and Licensing for BBC Worldwide North America.
In this epic two-part finale, the Doctor comes face to face with the mysterious Missy, while 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.
Photo by Adrian Rogers/Courtesy of BBC America