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The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition announced

Dark Knight Trilogy Ultimate Collector's Edition

Do you have $100 burning a hole in your pocket for something incredibly geeky? This week, it was made official that the photos popping up around the internet are indeed that of “The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition”.

You may be asking yourself how this is different than the trilogy currently available for around $30. Well the special edition Hot Wheels, the 48 page hardcover book and 6 disc set may entice the price point a bit.

The new special features include:

  • The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy – The inside perspective on the fascinating story behind the creation of one of the most celebrated franchises and how it changed the scope of movie making….forever. Full of never-before-seen footage, rare moments, and exclusive interviews with Guillermo Del Toro, Damon Lindelof, Michael Mann, Richard Roeper, Zack Snyder and others.
  • Christopher Nolan & Richard Donner: A Conversation – For the first time, Directors Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Trilogy) and Richard Donner (Superman) sit down to discuss the trials and triumphs involved in bringing the two most iconic superheroes of all time to the big screen, and how Superman influenced Nolan when developing Batman Begins.
  • IMAX® Sequences: The Dark Knight; The Dark Knight Rises – See your favorite scenes as they were intended in the original IMAX© aspect ratio.

The box will include:

  • Disc 1 – Batman Begins Feature and Special Features
  • Disc 2 – The Dark Knight Feature
  • Disc 3 – The Dark Knight Special Features
  • Disc 4 – The Dark Knight Rises Feature
  • Disc 5 – The Dark Knight Rises Special Features
  • Disc 6 – Bonus Disc of New Special Features (details follow)
  • Premium Mattel Hot Wheels Vehicles: Batmobile, Batpod and Tumbler
  • Newly commissioned collectible art cards by Mondo featuring Scarecrow, Joker, Bane, Harvey Dent, and Ra’s al Ghul
  • 48-page hardcover book featuring production stills and behind the scenes images from all three movies

The box set is due to release on September 24, 2013 and is set to retail for $99.97.