Warner Bros. has been planning a new release for the Dark Knight trilogy for quite some time now. We first reported on the box set last October when the studio included it in its 2013 calendar of events. At the time all we knew was that The Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector's Edition would be hitting at some point in the third quarter of the year.
Now we know what'll actually be in it, and we're guessing hard-core fans of Christopher Nolan's Batman films will probably want to start saving their cash to pick up this six-disc set when it hits retailers (for the suggested price of $99.97) on September 24, 2013.
Let's just cut to the details straight from the press release:
Disc 1 – Batman Begins Feature and Special Features
Disc 2 – The Dark Knight Feature
Disc 3 – The Dark Knight Special Features
Disc 4 – The Dark Knight Rises Feature
Disc 5 – The Dark Knight Rises Special Features
Disc 6 – Bonus Disc of New Special Features
- "The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy" - The inside perspective on the fascinating story behind the creation of one of the most celebrated franchises and how it changed the scope of movie making... forever. Full of never-before-seen footage, rare moments and exclusive interviews with Guillermo del Toro, Damon Lindelof, Michael Mann, Richard Roeper, Zack Snyder and others.
- "Christopher Nolan & Richard Donner: A Conversation" - For the first time, directors Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy) and Richard Donner (Superman) sit down to discuss the trials and triumphs involved in bringing the two most iconic superheroes of all time to the big screen, and how Superman influenced Nolan when developing Batman Begins.
- IMAX® Sequences: The Dark Knight; The Dark Knight Rises - See your favorite scenes as they were intended in the original IMAX© aspect ratio.
Exclusive NEW Memorabilia:
- Premium Mattel Hot Wheels Vehicles: Batmobile, Batpod and Tumbler
- Newly commissioned collectible art cards by Mondo featuring Scarecrow, Joker, Bane, Harvey Dent and Ra's al Ghul
- 48-page hardcover book featuring production stills and behind-the-scenes images from all three movies
So what do you think, Batman fans? Is all of the above worth $100? Or are you content with the the Dark Knight trilogy discs you arleady own?