CBS Home Entertainment and NCM Fathom Events will give “The Next Generation” series a limited theatrical run on April 25, when it will air the third season finale and fourth season premiere — a two-parter entitled “The Best of Both Worlds.”
Event will take place at around 550 select movie theaters across the country through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network.
The “Star Trek” episodes being shown were recently digitally remastered by CBS as part of the homevid release of the series. Company releases “Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation — The Best of Both Worlds” on Blu-ray on April 30.
Because of that, attendees will also see clips from “Regeneration: Engaging the Borg,” a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “The Best of Both Worlds.”
“Fans have been discussing these historic episodes since they first aired, and we’re excited to present them like never before, newly improved and on the big screen,” said Ken Ross, executive VP and general manager of CBS Home Entertainment.
“The Next Generation,” created by Gene Roddenberry, is the longest running series of the “Star Trek” franchise, with 178 episodes airing over seven seasons.
Fathom is selling tickets at FathomEvents.com.
Theatrical event is the third that Fathom has produced with CBS around the “Star Trek” franchise.
“After the success of the first two ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ events, we couldn’t wait to bring additional seasons back to the big screen for fans to enjoy,” said Shelly Maxwell, executive VP of NCM Fathom Events. “Fans will be absolutely thrilled with the presentation of these ‘Next Generation’ classics.”