‘Star Wars: The Phantom Menace’ gets 3-D release date



“Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace” will launch its 3D theatrical run from February 10th, 2012 according to 20th Century Fox.

“The Phantom Menace” will mark the first of all six “Star Wars” movies to be converted to 3D for the big screen.

In a statement made by Fox and Lucasfilm, thay said, 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 Wars is 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. 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.

A release date for the other five “Star Wars” 3D movies has yet to be determined, but we will be sure to announce them when we have the information.

George Lucas directed “The Phantom Menace which starring Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid and Frank Oz.


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