Star Wars 3D Updates Shelved - Lucasfilm
Re-releases of Episodes II and III abandoned in favour of new film...
Plans to update Episodes II and III of theStar Warsmovie franchise with a 3D treatment have been shelved in favour of work on the new movie, Lucasfilm has revealed.
In an official statement, it said: "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."
The Phantom Menace was re-released in 3D last year, taking $43m at the US box office.