Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Jan. 28, 2013 | 6:32 p.m.

‘Star Wars’: 3-D prequels postponed to make way for ‘Episode VII’

Yoda, Obi–Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) and Senator Bail Organa (Jimmy Smits) in the movie Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Lucasfilm Ltd.
The Millennium Falcon is changing course. Now that “Star Wars” has a new studio home, a new movie in the works and a new director, other adjustments are in store for the franchise: Lucasfilm is postponing this fall’s scheduled 3-D re-release of “Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of The Clones” and “Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.” “Given the recent development that we are moving forward with a new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy we will now focus 100% of our efforts on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ in order to ensure the best possible experience for our fans,” Lucasfilm said in a statement. “We will post further information about our 3D release plans at a later date.” The changed plans don’t come as a huge surprise — last year’s 3-D re-release of “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” grossed […]
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