‘The Dark Knight’ Set for 10th Anniversary IMAX Re-release (Exclusive)
Pictures has set Christopher Nolan’s 2008 superhero sequel “The Dark Knight” for a re-release in four select IMAX theaters to celebrate the film’s 10th anniversary, Variety has learned.Venues in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Toronto will host the film for a limited one-week engagement beginning Friday, Aug.
24.Nolan and Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister pioneered the use of IMAX 70mm photography in feature filmmaking on the production, marking “The Dark Knight” as the first major feature to utilize Imax cameras.
Nolan had previously tested the possibilities of the format’s massive scale and increased resolution with an Imax digital remastering of “Batman Begins.”In the years since, movies such as “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” have followed suit, not to mention Nolan’s own “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Interstellar” and “Dunkirk.
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