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Thursday September 11, 2008 6:35 pm

Dark Knight Set to Re-Release in January

Warner Bros. set to re-release The Dark Knight in January

Warner Bros. now has plans to re-release Christopher Nolan’s record-breaking Batman sequel this January.

While I initially heard the news of The Dark Knight‘s re-release plan, I was excited to see that it may have a second chance to break Titanic‘s record; however, I was met with disappointment to discover that their motives linked to more materialistic goal named Oscar.

January is the prime voting season for the Academy Awards, and those determined folks at Warner Bros. don’t want anyone over there to forget about that impressive summer blockbuster of theirs.

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The Hollywood Reporter

“It’s just a matter of bringing it back as a reminder for people,” a studio insider told Variety.

Distribution president at Warner Bros. confirmed plans to restore the film in IMAX theaters after the new year; no word yet as to whether or not The Dark Knight will be restored to smaller venues.

The DVD is due out this December.



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