Star Wars takes on a dazzling new look in the first-ever animated feature from Lucasfilm Animation: Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The galaxy is consumed by the Clone Wars, a massive civil war that has pitted the evil Separatists and their droid armies against the Republic and its Jedi protectors. To gain an advantage in the ever-escalating conflict, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan learner Ahsoka Tano are sent on a mission with far-reaching consequences, one that brings them face-to-face with notorious crime lord Jabba the Hutt. Compounding the dangers that await them on Tatooine, Anakin and Ahsoka are pursued by Count Dooku and his sinister agents - including the mysterious Asajj Ventress - who will stop at nothing to ensure that the Jedi are defeated. Meanwhile, on the front lines, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Master Yoda lead the clone forces in a valiant effort to resist the forces of the dark side. While visiting Comic-Con 2008, we were able to catch up with director Dave Filoni and producer Catherine Winder to learn more about this exciting feature. To watch our exclusive video interviews with them, click on the clips below:

Star Wars: The Clone Wars opens galaxy wide on August 15th, 2008.

Cinemark Movie Club
B. Alan Orange