‘The Hobbit’ extended trilogy plays in theaters in Moosic and Dickson City for the first time Oct. 5-13
From a press release:
Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures will present all three extended editions of “The Hobbit” trilogy across a three-night theatrical event, featuring “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Monday, Oct. 5; “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on Wednesday, Oct. 7; and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Each of the features will play at 7:30 p.m.
This is the first time that the extended editions have been shown in movie theaters, including the never-before-seen extended edition of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” In addition to the events, there will be a special on-screen introduction from the trilogy’s director, co-screenwriter, and producer, Peter Jackson.
Tickets for “The Hobbit” trilogy are now on sale and can be purchased online by visiting fathomevents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 500 movie theaters, including Regal Dickson City Stadium 14 & IMAX (3909 Commerce Blvd. Dickson City) and Cinemark 20 (40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic).
“We are excited to give fans the first chance to see the extended editions of this trilogy in cinemas,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “The incredible cinematography and action in each feature will be even better on the big screen and will give ‘Hobbit’ fans a chance to binge-watch as a community!”
Peter Jackson, the Academy Award-winning director of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, also directed “The Hobbit” trilogy. The trilogy screenplays were written by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Jackson, and Guillermo del Toro. Jackson also produced the films, together with Carolynne Cunningham, Zane Weiner, and Fran Walsh. The executive producers are Alan Horn, Toby Emmerich, Ken Kamins, and Carolyn Blackwood, with Boyens and Eileen Moran serving as co-producers. All three films in “The Hobbit” trilogy are productions of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, with New Line managing production. Warner Bros. Pictures handled worldwide theatrical distribution, with select international territories as well as all international television distribution handled by MGM.