Star Wars 3D Gets A Theatrical Release Date

Published by Seth Quillen in: Film -- Date: 3 Mar 2011 Comments: 0


Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace now has an official release date — February 10, 2012! Set against the thrilling and exotic backdrop of a “galaxy far, far away,” Star Warsis perfectly suited to the immersive 3D theatrical experience, and Episode I delivers some of the Saga’s most stunning and spectacular sequences — from the Naboo invasion to the Tatooine Podraces to the climactic lightsaber battle between Darth Maul and the Jedi.

Read the original Star Wars 3D announcement!

Supervised by Industrial Light & Magic, the meticulous conversion is being done with utmost respect for the source material, and with a keen eye for both technological considerations and artistic intentions.

If the release of The Phantom Menace in 3D is a success, each film in the Star Wars saga will be released annually in 3D. Just enough time for you to buy each 3D movie as it’s released on Blu-ray and then buy them all over again in a “Special Limited Collectors 3D Edition Box Set”.


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