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Star Movies seeks to leverage hype around final 'Star Wars' movie

MUMBAI: One of the biggest movie sagas of all time is about to come to a close. George Lucas' Star Wars film epics which began way back in 1977 will go out with a bang.

The final chapter Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith, which shows why Darth Vader turned to the dark side has its worldwide opening on 19 May (in India as well).

 

To coincide with the excitement Star Movies will launch the initiative Experience Hollywood. The journey kicks off with a special double bill of Star Wars movies - Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones.

 

 

Star Wars Episode II: The Attack of the Clones airs on 13 May at 6:25 pm. This will be followed by exclusive never-seen-before footage from The Revenge of the Sith before its all India theatrical release.

The movies had created a rage worldwide with Star Wars - The Phantom Menace grossing around $431,088,301 and Star Wars 2 - The Attack of the Clones, pulling in $924,488,301!

Star Wars - The Phantom Menace is an effects-soaked space saga about Jedi Knights uncovering a galactic plot, meeting a gifted boy with an uncertain future. the film is set some 30 years before the original Star Wars episode 4: A New Hope in the Era of the Republic.

According to media reports, Geroge Lucas has also announced plans for two Star Wars television spinoffs, one a live-action series and the other an extension of the Clone Wars animated series that airs on the Cartoon Network. The reports also indicates that Lucas says both are at least a year away from production.

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