Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

(2005)

After three long years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are nearly at an end. The Jedi Council dispatches Obi-Wan Kenobi to bring General Grievous, the deadly leader of the Separatist droid army, to justice. Meanwhile, back on Coruscant, Chancellor Palpatine has grown in power. His sweeping political changes transform the war-weary Republic into the mighty Galactic Empire. To his closest ally, Anakin Skywalker, he reveals the true nature of power and the promised secrets of the Force in an attempt to lure him to the dark side.

‘Star Wars’ Prequel Trilogy Was Almost Directed by These 3 Iconic Filmmakers

‘Star Wars’ Prequel Trilogy Was Almost Directed by These 3 Iconic Filmmakers

While the prospect of Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg or Ron Howard directing any of the Star Wars prequels is certainly intriguing, it isn't known if they would be working strictly from George Lucas's scripts, or if they would have co-written the films with him. George Lucas did write Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith by himself, but he enlisted the help of co-writer Jonathan Hales on Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones. We'll never know if the prequels would have been received better by fans and critics alike had Robert Zemeckis, Steven Spielberg or Ron Howard been involved, but it's certainly an intriguing thought to ponder.

George Lucas made headlines last week, when he revealed that Disney didn't want to implement any of his Star Wars ideas into Star Wars: The Force Awakens, after he sold LucasFilm to the studio for $4 billion back in 2012. It isn't know if George Lucas will ever reveal what his vision was for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the sequels that will follow, but we know he had been planning these movies for over 30 years. Last December, a 1983 interview with Mark Hamill surfaced, where the actor said that George Lucas was planning on making a sequel trilogy in 2011.

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‘Star Wars’ Movie Saga Available in Digital HD April 10

‘Star Wars’ Movie Saga Available in Digital HD April 10

- Legacy content includes "The Beginning"; The Podrace: Theatrical Edit; plus eight deleted scenes.

- Legacy content includes "From Puppets To Pixels: Digital Characters In Episode II"; State Of The Art: The Previsualization Of Episode II; and "Films Are Not Released, They Escape"; plus Episode II Visual Effects Breakdown Montage and six deleted scenes.

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‘Revenge of the Sith 3D’ Gets 'Star Wars' Celebration Debut

‘Revenge of the Sith 3D’ Gets 'Star Wars' Celebration Debut

"Once more, the Sith will rule the galaxy." So said Darth Sidious upon the turn of Anakin Skywalker to the dark side, and he was right (for awhile...). Only this time, they'll do it in 3D. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, in all its Order 66ing glory, will make its 3D debut at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, coming April 16-19, 2015. Fans will be the first to see this long-awaited, big-screen 3D conversion by Lucasfilm, completed with care for the look of the original movie while taking advantage of 3D's stunning possibilities.

Revenge of the Sith was originally released in 2005, and brought the Star Wars saga full circle with an action-packed, visually-stunning, emotional story. The film sees the final machinations of Darth Sidious' evil plot come to pass - and features lots (and lots) of lightsaber duels, dogfights, and Clone Wars battles. With all this, Revenge of the Sith 3D promises to be a great experience, and one that even a Sith could love. (Anakin versus Obi-Wan in 3D, anyone?) But that's not all - all the Star Wars films will screen at Star Wars Celebration, including The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones in 3D. Not a bad way to brush up on a galaxy far, far away before a certain new movie releases on December 18, 2015...

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Watch Topher Grace's ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Edit Trailer

Watch Topher Grace's ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Edit Trailer

That '70s Show star Topher Grace wanted to learn how to edit film, so as an exercise, he took it upon himself to make a one-film cut with footage from the three Star Wars prequels, which includes Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. What resulted was an 85-minute sci-fi adventure that is lean, mean and has been quite enjoyed by those who've seen it. It was never meant to be released outside Topher Grace's circle of friends, but that might have changed after a couple years being asked repeatedly about it. We don't have a confirmed release date for Star Wars: Episode III.5, but we may finally get to see it as Topher has cut together and released a teaser trailer, which helps to remind fans why they love this franchise in the first place. Take a look.

Star Wars: Episode III.5 basically cuts out all the boring parts of the movie, which means most of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. It is unclear if this cut will make it into theaters. The more logical conclusion is that Topher Grace will show it to a select group of fans at this year's Comic Con 2014.

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‘Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith’ 3D Release Date Moves Up One Week

‘Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith’ 3D Release Date Moves Up One Week

http://movieweb.com/movie/star-wars-episode-iii-revenge-of-the-sith/ 20th Century Fox has moved up the 3D release of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith to October 4th, 2013. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D will be hitting theaters September 20th 2013.

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D is schedule to compete with Ron Howard's action film Rush, which stars Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith is going up against Ken Scott's comedy Starbuck starring Vince Vaughn and Robert Rodriguez's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

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‘Star Wars: Episode II 3D’ and ‘Star Wars: Episode III 3D’ Hitting Theaters in 2013

‘Star Wars: Episode II 3D’ and ‘Star Wars: Episode III 3D’ Hitting Theaters in 2013

LucasFilm announced at Star Wars Celebration VI that George Lucas' prequels will hit theaters in 3D September 20, 2013 and October 11, 2013.

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