BBC America will be celebrating Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary in style, with two special theatrical screenings of the planned milestone special Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, in RealD 3D on November 23 and 25. In association with AMC Entertainment, Cinemark Holdings and Regal Entertainment group, the 75-minute special will be simulcast in 11 cities as it premieres on BBC America.
In addition to the simulcast screenings in New York, L.A., Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington DC, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Minneapolis (tickets available through Cinemark.com and Fandango.com), NCM Fathom Events will offer an encore of RealD 3D screenings on November 25 in 300 select cinemas (further info and tickets at fathomevents.com).
Starring current Doctor Matt Smith, the 50th Anniversary special of the sci-fi classic also features former Time Lord David Tennant and Jenna Coleman, with Billie Piper and John Hurt. The theatrical events will include specially shot introductions and a 10-minute behind-the-scenes special, The Day of the Doctor: Behind the Lens, to follow the main event. The featurette includes interviews with the stars as well as lead writer/exec producer Steven Moffat.