May 24, 2018« Back to News
Premiere of Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks Hits Theatres across Canada on June 14
Cinema Event to Include an Exclusive Interview with the Fourth Incarnation of the Doctor, Tom Baker
TORONTO – May 24, 2018 – BBC Studios - Americas and Cineplex Events are PARTNERING TO SCREEN the NEVER BEFORE SEEN 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic Doctor Whoadventure, Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks, on Thursday, June 14 in select theatres nationwide. An exclusive interview with the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker, will follow this special version.
For participating locations, show times and tickets for Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks visit Cineplex.com. Tickets can also be purchased at participating theatre box offices.
Following the cinema event, the complete season 12 of Doctor Who comes to Blu-ray on June 19, featuring fan favorite Doctor, Tom Baker.
The Fourth Doctor and his companions Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan are transported thousands of years into the past to the ancient planet Skaro where they are given a mission from the Time Lords to prevent the evil scientist Davros from introducing to the universe the most destructive race of killing machines ever created, the Daleks!
“We are so excited to offer Doctor Who fans the opportunity to experience their favourite TV show on the big screen,” said Brad LaDouceur, Vice President, Event Cinema, Cineplex. Doctor Who has maintained a passionate and committed fan base for decades and we’re excited that current fans can now delve into the adventures of the Fourth Doctor in theatres across Canada.”
“We continuously strive to provide special moments for Doctor Who fans and we think this is a really fun and unique opportunity to see the popular Doctor, Tom Baker in Doctor Who: Genesis of the Dalekswhile surrounded by other Whovians in a theatre setting,” states Julie Dill, VP Franchise Marketing, Creative, and Partnerships, BBC Studios – Americas.
For participating locations, show times and tickets, visit Cineplex.com.
BBC Studios - Americas
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programs are internationally recognized across a broad range of genres and specialties. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK, and a further seven wholly-owned and production partnerships internationally. The company, which makes over 2,500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector.
In the Americas, BBC Studios’ production unit in Los Angeles is responsible for ratings juggernautDancing with the Stars, critically-acclaimed The Night Of, and award-winning Life Below Zero, while local productions Dancing Brasil and Bake Off Brasil are breakout hits made in Brazil. The company manages joint venture relationships with AMC Networks for flagship channel BBC AMERICA (U.S.) - home of global brands Planet Earth II, Blue Planet II, Doctor Who, and Top Gear - and with ITV for SVoD service BritBox (U.S./Canada), as well as strategic partnerships in Canada with Blue Ant Media for BBC Earth Channel, Corus for BBC Canada, and Knowledge Network for BBC Kids.
A leading entertainment and media company, Cineplex (TSX:CGX) is a top-tier Canadian brand that operates in the Film Entertainment and Content, Amusement and Leisure, and Media sectors. As Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, Cineplex welcomes over 70 million guests annually through its circuit of 164 theatres across the country. Cineplex also operates successful businesses in digital commerce (CineplexStore.com), food service, alternative programming (Cineplex Events), cinema media (Cineplex Media), digital place-based media (Cineplex Digital Media), amusement solutions (Player One Amusement Group) and an online eSports platform for competitive and passionate gamers (WorldGaming.com). Additionally, Cineplex operates a location based entertainment business through Canada’s newest destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’ (The Rec Room), and will also be opening new complexes specially designed for teens and families (Playdium) as well as exciting new sports and entertainment venues across Canada (Topgolf). Cineplex is a joint venture partner in SCENE, Canada’s largest entertainment loyalty program.
Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Cineplex employs approximately 13,000 people in its offices across Canada and the United States. To learn more visitCineplex.com or download the Cineplex App.