Brad Bird's Remastered 'The Iron Giant' Returns to Theaters This Fall
by Alex Billington
July 8, 2015
He's back! The official announcement just hit in time to kick off Comic-Con 2015. Brad Bird's beloved animated classic The Iron Giant, first released in 1999, will be re-released in theaters on September 30th. The movie is being "remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes as The Iron Giant: Signature Edition," which will get released on Blu-ray in the fall after it hits theaters. The in-theater event will be a limited screening, happening once on September 30th, again on October 4th, will be organized by Fathom Events where you can get tickets and theater info. For Iron Giant fans of all ages, this is very exiting news.
In addition to the news about the re-release, a new poster has been revealed for the Signature Edition:
Details from the Warner Bros press release: "The Iron Giant: Signature Edition arrives to theaters for a special event screening on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00PM local time, with an encore event in select markets on Sunday, October 4 at 12:00PM local time. The ticket on-sale date and theater locations for “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” will be announced this August online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network." Here at FS, we're huge fans of The Iron Giant. We've been following the various Mondo collectible releases, including posters and robot figurines. Now it's finally coming back to theaters! We'll see you all in theaters.