The NeverEnding Story film franchise may have come to an end, but the beloved 1984 cult classic about a bullied boy, a heroic young warrior, and a friendly luckdragon will be flying back into theaters next month. On September 4 and 7, Fathom Events will screen The NeverEnding Story at theaters across the United States. (The full list can be viewed here.)
According to USA Today, the event marks the first time in more than 30 years that the film will appear on the big screen. In addition to the film itself, Fathom will play a special 30-minute featurette called “Reimagine The NeverEnding Story.”
Based on a novel by Michael Ende, The NeverEnding Story was the most expensive movie in Germany’s history upon release. It also inspired two sequels and its theme song reached number 17 on the U.S. Billboard top 100.
“The NeverEnding Story evokes a certain sense of adventure in everyone,” Tom Lucas, vice president of studio relations for Fathom Events, said. “The longing for a journey, a daring quest of bravery on which you learn your true merit through the winding road of unexpected challenges, is something we can all relate to.”
[h/t USA Today]
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