In anticipation of its long-awaited release on Blu-ray next month Steven Spielberg‘s timeless masterpiece E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be returning to theaters for a limited engagement….a very limited engagement. Okay, it’s one day.
That’s right, Universal Pictures, in cooperation with NCM Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies, is bringing E.T. back to the big screen on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7 pm with special matinee screenings in select theaters at 2 p.m local time the same day.
You can check out the Blu-ray trailer here below.
The digitally-remastered film will be preceded by a special taped introduction by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz featuring background info on the making of E.T. and remembrances from actress Drew Barrymore about her time making the movie that kick-started her career.
You can purchase tickets now at the Fathom Events website. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial premieres on Blu-ray on October 9, 2012.