Square Enix, Sony Pictures and Fathom Events have announced a partnership to bring the director’s cut of the 2005 CGI sequel film to Final Fantasy 7 to theaters for two days only next month. Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children complete will be hitting US theaters on February 21 and 22, one week prior to the launch of Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth.
This director’s cut to Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children was originally released in 2009, a full four years after the release of the original film, and includes 26 minutes of footage, and has was intended to showcase a grittier look compared to the initial release, as well as a more violent take on it’s fight scenes.
The new theatrical run will include an additional preroll before the film, detailing the game’s connection to the film, gameplay footage from Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth, and interviews with Naoki Hamaguchi, Tetsuya Nomura, and Yoshinori Kitase.
You can find out if Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children Complete is showing in your area by checking Fathom Events’ website, as well as your local listings.