London (ANI): Inspired by the phenomenal success of 'Avatar",
director George Lucas has decided to release all the six 'Star
Wars" films in 3D from 2012. Actor David Prowse as Darth Vader in
The Empire Strikes Back The saga in 3D will begin with the release
of the 1999 prequel Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, with
the remaining films following in sequence.
"The live-action Star Wars saga will be converted to 3D. There
are few movies that lend themselves more perfectly to 3D. The Star
Wars Saga has always delivered an entertainment experience that is
completely immersive," the Telegraph quoted a statement from
Lucasfilm, the US director's film production company, on the Star
Wars website, as saying.
"The cutting edge conversion will take that immersion to the
next thrilling level." Visual effects supervisor John Knoll said:
"For Star Wars we will take our time, applying everything we know
both aesthetically and technically to bring audiences a fantastic
new Star Wars experience."