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‘Dark Knight’ trilogy returns to theaters for Batman’s 80th

FILE - In this May 12, 2018 file photo, director Christopher Nolan poses for photographers during a photo call for "Rendezvous with Christopher Nolan" at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Batman is turning 80 this year, and Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy is coming back to select theaters to celebrate in 70MM IMAX. Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution Jeff Goldstein said Tuesday that the engagement will kick off in Los Angeles at Universal CityWalk on March 30 with back-to-back screenings of “Batman Begins,” “The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises.” Nolan will participate in a Q&A between the second and third films. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman is turning 80 this year, and Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy is coming back to select theaters to celebrate in high-resolution 70mm IMAX.

Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution Jeff Goldstein said Tuesday that the engagement will kick off in Los Angeles at Universal CityWalk on March 30 with back-to-back screenings of “Batman Begins,” ”The Dark Knight” and “The Dark Knight Rises.”

Nolan will participate in a Q&A between the second and third films.

On April 13, the trilogy will screen in New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Indianapolis, where audiences can also see footage from Nolan’s Q&A.

Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 9 a.m. Pacific.

The caped crusader first appeared in the comics in 1939.

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