You Won't Have To Pay Extra To See THE HOBBIT In 48 Frames-Per-Second
You will however still have to pay for the higher 3D ticket prices! Regardless, the good news is that theatres in the US won't be charging moviegoers higher ticket prices for those hoping to catch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 48fps this Winter.
Josh Wilding - 8/22/2012
Earlier this month, it was revealed that Warner Bros. would only be releasing the 48 frames-per-second version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in select location across North America (there's no word on what they'll be doing overseas at this point). That's not good news for fans who don't live near a major city, but the studio reportedly want to be careful while judging the reaction to the presentation, especially after VERY mixed reviews at CinemaCon earlier this year. However, the good news now is that you won't have to pay extra to see Peter Jackson's highly anticipated return to Middle-Earth in the format this December. According to Showblitz, Warner Bros. expressed a desire for exhibitors not to charge even more on top of the already high 3D ticket prices and they have agreed. For now. It is unfortunately likely that this will change in future depending on just how widespread the 48fps format becomes...
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