Updated: Premiere Date Set for New Zealand - TV3 Network Services
Update: Jonathan (not Watson) sent an email in saying that the site had been updated. It looks like those of us here in the United States will get the film a couple weeks ahead of New Zealand. That is acutally to bad, I had hoped for an international release, but a week or two isn't all that horrible:
ONE MORE SLEEP
UPDATED: 04:20PM WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH
While everyone else enjoys Christmas Day this year, Lord of the Rings fans will still be muttering "just one more sleep to go."
Why ? Because the movie's going on general release here Boxing Day. The film's distributors have named the day for the New Zealand premiere of the first in the trilogy.
But they won't say whether Boxing Day will also be the international debut.
It's not clear if screenings may be held overseas before New Zealand gets to see it. [Ted Here: I have stuff in writing from New Line stating that the release date will be before Christmas here in the United States]