Lucas to Release Star Wars Films in 3-D

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  1. Arwen

    Arwen Well-Known Member

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    George Lucas is planning to remaster all of the "Star Wars" films for rerelease in 3-D, says The Hollywood Reporter.

    The director, who is releasing Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith on May 19th, said he hadn't yet committed to a precise schedule but hoped to have the first film ready for the 30th anniversary of the original Star Wars movie in 2007 and that he would then rerelease one "Star Wars" film per year in 3-D.

    Lucas and 20th Century Fox screened the first six minutes of "Revenge of the Sith" at ShoWest on Thursday and he talked more about the film.

    "It's not like the first one. It's more emotional. I describe it as a 'Titanic' in space. It's a real tearjerker, and it will be received in a way that none of us can expect," he said.

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  2. JasonBL

    JasonBL New Member

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    How many different ways can George release these movies?

    Jason
     
  3. curunir's bane

    curunir's bane Kwisatch Haderach

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    As many ways as there are to **** up the trilogy.
     
  4. Anduril

    Anduril Flame of the West

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    Oh come on. This is George Lucas's film. I'm sure he'll re-release the original un-edited editions sometime.
     
  5. kartaron

    kartaron Hunter / Gatherer

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    Aicn (I think it was them) ran a story a while back that claimed Lucas requested ILM to destroy the original prints after they were finished remastering them. From everything Ive heard they have no intention of ever making them publically available in the future. If they dont release the original on the 30th anniversary (2007) I dont think they will before he dies.
     
  6. Thorin

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    What version will this be now? We've seen the originals... we saw another update where they were released in theatres, then another one on top of that... and now we're going to see them in 3D. Does Lucas know when to quit? I think he should move on and do something else.