Expect double the Star Wars 3D in late 2013

Lucasfilm and Twentieth Century Fox announced today an epic sci-fi 3D double-header for late 2013. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith will arrive in theatres during consecutive months, next year.

More sabers than you can shake a saber at.
(Credit: Lucasfilm)

Officially, the 3D version of Episode II will hit the big screen on 30 September 2013, while the 3D Episode III will debut on 11 October 2013.

Industrial Light & Magic supervised the 3D conversion of the remaining Star Wars prequels by Prime Focus, a company that also worked on the conversion for Episode I. Lucasfilm's plan to rerelease all of the Star Wars movies in 3D, which will probably earn hundreds of millions, considering Episode I in 3D netted a US domestic gross of US$43,456,382, according to IMDB.com.

The studios announced the news at the closing ceremony for the massive Star Wars Celebration VI fan gathering in Orlando, Florida, which also hosted a larger-than-life Rancor, among many other out-of-this-world things.

Via CNET.com



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