BBC America announced two special theatrical screening events of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary special, Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, in RealD 3D on Nov. 23 and 25, 2013.
In association with AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group, BBC America will honor eleven Doctors on Saturday, Nov. 23 with a global simulcast 3D screening event in eleven cities at the same time the 75-minute Anniversary special premieres on BBC America and across the globe.
Tickets will be available at participating theater box offices and online at www.fathomevents.com. The event will be broadcast via the new digital cinema projection systems.
In addition to Matt Smith, the 50th Anniversary special also stars former Time Lord David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt.
Since its launch in 1963, according to BBC America, Doctor Who has become one of the world’s best loved dramas and is certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most successful sci-fi series ever.
The U.S. in-theater exclusive, a behind-the-scenes short of over 10 minutes, will also be available in the UK on www.bbc.co.uk/Doctorwho at the same time.