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Lucasfilm Cancelling 3D Releases Of Star Wars

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Thanks to RebelForce Radio who picked up the story that the future releases of Star Wars in 3D are cancelled.  Nikki Finke, editor in chief of Deadline.com are reporting the story.

"I learned of this decision just now from Lucasfilm‘s promotional partners who are telling me the studio now owned by Disney wants to focus only on “rebooting the franchise”

It appears the reason is to focus on Episode VII which will be directed byJ.J. Abrams.  Now this is initially bad news but it also fills me with confidence in Disney and Lucasfilm.  They could have made some easy money by releasing these re-releases in 3D but the decision to cancel, shows us that they are really serious about episode VII and want nothing to get in the way of the upcoming Star Wars movie.

Episode II: Attack Of The Clones was to hit theaters in 3D on September 20th, 2013, while Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith was to play in 3D on October 11, 2013.

Read the full story here http://www.deadline.com/2013/01/exclusive-no-more-star-wars-3d-prequel-releases-lucasfilm-passes-to-focus-on-new-trilogy/#utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

From StarWars.com

Lucasfilm has decided to postpone this fall's scheduled release of Star Wars Episodes II and III in 3D. Given the recent development that we are moving forward with a new Star Wars trilogy, we will now focus 100 percent of our efforts on Star Wars: Episode VII in order to ensure the best possible experience for our fans. We will post further information about our 3D release plans at a later date.

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