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3D re-release of Star Wars prequels postponed

3D re-release of Star Wars prequels postponed

Jan 29 2013, 10:22am CST | by

The 3D re-release of 'Star Wars' prequels 'Attack Of The Clones' and 'Revenge Of The Sith' have been postponed. The sci-fi franchise - bought off filmmaker George Lucas by Walt Disney Pictures last...

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3D re-release of Star Wars prequels postponed

Jan 29 2013, 10:22am CST | by

The 3D re-release of 'Star Wars' prequels 'Attack Of The Clones' and 'Revenge Of The Sith' have been postponed.

The sci-fi franchise - bought off filmmaker George Lucas by Walt Disney Pictures last year - have delayed new versions of the two films in order to give their full attention to the upcoming seventh instalment - which is to be helmed by 'Star Trek Into Darkness' director J.J. Abrams.

In a statement on their official website, Disney said: ''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.

''We will post further information about our 3D release plans at a later date.''

The films were originally set to be re-released this autumn but have now been held back indefinitely.

After Abrams was announced as director last week, he admitted it felt ''wildly surreal'' to be involved with such a big project.

He gushed: ''It really is an incredible thing. It's obviously way too early to talk specifics, but I'm excited to actually start it.''

George believes J.J. was the ''ideal choice'' to direct the new film, adding: ''The legacy couldn't be in better hands''.

'Star Wars: Episode 7', penned by award-winning screenwriter Michael Arndt, is scheduled for a 2015 release.

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1 week ago

James Earl Jones Is Officially Returning as Darth Vader

Oct 10 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Alright, gang. Hold up one second. Pause that game of Holo-Chess, 'cause it's big news time. So find the nearest Cantina (mind that Droid), pull up a chair, and settle in. Because this one's huge:Darth Vader is coming back to Star Wars.Yes, you read that right. Darth Vader is heading back to the Star Wars universe - and he'll be voiced by James Earl Jones.Now, so far, he's only been confirmed to be appearing in the TV series Star Wars Rebels, in the upc ...
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2 weeks ago

STAR TREK 3 Brings Oscar Winner Claudio Miranda Aboard as Cinematographer, Will Shoot in Vancouver and Seoul

Oct 3 2014 6:48pm CDT | Source: Collider

Now that we're done, at least for a while, with the whole William Shatner cameo saga, we have some actual facts to report regarding Star Trek 3.  First of all, while the upcoming sequel will mostly be shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, some of it will in fact be lensed in Seoul, South Korea.  And it looks like Oscar winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi, TRON: Legacy) will be ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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2 weeks ago

‘Star Wars’ Movie Ideas Aren’t Coming From the Filmmakers; Stories May Enter Other Genres

Oct 2 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

A great new article offers a peek behind the curtain into the brand-new Lucasfilm. It’s a profile of Kiri Hart, the company’s vice president of development, who is described as the Star Wars version of Kevin Feige. She’s the one primarily responsible for making sure all of the new Star Wars stories connect to each other and are up to the level of quality Star Wars fans expect. We’re talking TV shows, movies, video games, theme park attractions, the works. B ...
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2 weeks ago

Star Wars Episode VII: Oscar Isaac Talks Star Wars Old & New

Sep 30 2014 2:21pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Oscar Isaac is a busy man since he scored the role of a lifetime in the Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis. He has The Two Faces of January landing soon and of course, there’s that little independent film he’s shooting now in London that goes by the name of Star Wars: Episode VII. Isaac was talking to The Huffington Post about his upcoming projects and the state of his career, and naturally the conversation turned to ...
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2 weeks ago

STAR TREK: THE COMPENDIUM Blu-ray Review

Sep 30 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Collider

Paramount committed an egregious faux pas last year with its release of Star Trek: Into Darkness by sprinkling different extras on different Blu-rays.  If you bought your disc at Target, you got one set of extras.  If you bought it at Best Buy, you got a different set.  If you wanted all of them, you basically had to buy multiple copies of the same movie, then vent your fiery wrath across the Internet.  Trekkies hit the roof and with good reason: it took the double-dipping ...
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3 weeks ago

TV Review: ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Sep 29 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: variety

Perhaps the “Star Wars” franchise’s worst-kept secret during the second-trilogy era is that its best screen depictions have come via TV animation. Inaugurating the Disney-synergy juggernaut before director J.J. Abrams can get there, “Star Wars Rebels” continues this trend, offering a sly, stylish offshoot — introducing a new lineup of characters very mu ...
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3 weeks ago

STAR WARS EPISODE VII Concept Image Depicts Epic Lightsaber Duel

Sep 26 2014 9:38am CDT | Source: Collider

Another day, another image from Star Wars: Episode VII, but this one just happens to be the best thing I've seen from the movie so far.  It depicts a lightsaber duel under the Millenium Falcon with a Darth Vader-like figure fighting a Rebel with a green lightsaber.  It's epic looking, and for a second I get excited but then I remember the prequels and how flat they were visually (not to mention narratively).  Then I g ...
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3 weeks ago

New Concept Art Reveals STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Chrome Trooper

Sep 25 2014 1:48pm CDT | Source: Collider

Remember last month when some genuine concept art from Star Wars: Episode VII started popping up, revealing the new Stormtroopers and the costume designs for Han Solo?  Well the same source is at it again, as they’ve now revealed a Chrome Trooper image by way of even more concept art.  Thankfully this isn’t incredibly spoilerly, but it’s neat to see how director J.J. Abrams is making the franchise h ...
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4 weeks ago

STAR TREK 3 Might Include William Shatner… If He Decides to Show Up

Sep 22 2014 5:39pm CDT | Source: Collider

I remember the friction between William Shatner and J.J. Abrams before the release of Star Trek reboot in 2009.  If I recall, there were some awkward exchanges (and even videos) bandied about regarding Shatner's displeasure with his cameo being cut.  For whatever reason he didn't appear in Star Trek Into Darkness either, but now there's a sliver of hope to confuse the timeline even m ...
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4 weeks ago

Hulu Takes Bad Robot’s 11/22/63 Series; J.J. Abrams and Stephen King to Executive Produce

Sep 22 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Collider

Even though J.J. Abrams is currently busy in a galaxy far, far away, he’s still got time to turn back the clock to November 22, 1963 to explore what might happen if someone got the opportunity to go back in time and stop the assassination of President John F. Kennedy because it was just announced that Hulu gave the adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63 a direct-to-series order. Bad Robot, King, exe ...
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