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LucasFilm NOT Prepping New “Star Wars” Trilogy

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MarketSaw is reporting that George Lucas and LucasFilm are currently considering a new “Star Wars” trilogy–and that it would be shot in 3-D.

According to the report, Lucas would serve as a producer for the new trilogy and would not take the director’s chair. Among those rumored to be in line for directing duties are Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola.

One litmus test will be the success or failure of James Cameron’s upcoming 3-D movie, “Avatar.” If the film catches fire at the box-office, then that could be the impetus for a new “Star Wars” trilogy to go into production.

So, this brings up an interesting question–do we want a new “Star Wars” trilogy?

You can let us know in our poll below. And feel free to tell us what you think in the comments section.

UPDATE: Ain’t It Cool News has contacted LucasFilm. The company stated that it is currently not working on a 3-D version of the films for theaters and that no new “Star Wars” films are under development.

Several other sites have pointed out that this may be a campaign to help ensure the success of “Avatar.”


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