If you’re a superfan of Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy and already own all the movies, get ready to trade up now that Warner Bros. has announced “The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray set.
Scheduled for release Sept. 24 at a suggested retail price of $99.97, the six-disc set boasts lavish packaging, collectible memorabilia (neat toys!), the option to view the IMAX sequences from “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises” in their IMAX aspect ratio and two new in-depth featurettes exploring the origins and legacy of Nolan’s trilogy.
Here’s the official release details on those new docs and memorabilia:
- “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.”
- 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