As the future of theaters continues to be met with uncertainty after what’s been a particularly devastating year, Almo Drafthouse is making it known that cinemas won’t disappear without a fight.
Thankfully for Lord of the Rings fans, famed Austin, Texas theater, Alamo Drafthouse, is set to not only celebrate one of the greatest film trilogies of all time, but also to help welcome back audiences to cinemas. Over the course of three consecutive weeks starting on March 25th, Alamo Drafthouse will welcome cast members from the three films for exclusive Q&A sessions and conversations about the trilogy. The events will all be moderated by comedian, host of The Late Show, and LOTR enthusiast, Stephen Colbert. Among the expected cast members are: Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Peter Jackson, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler and Elijah Wood. Check out the trailer from Alamo Drafthouse for the upcoming event below:
The 20th anniversary celebration of The Lord of the Rings trilogy is just one way that audiences around the world can be encouraged to return to theaters, and after the year that the world has had, there are few better ways to celebrate the gift that is cinema than a special event to honor both LOTR and theaters everywhere