Although the resurrection of Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode VII seems unlikely, Ray Park said he would love to reprise his Phantom Menace role in director J.J. Abrams’ upcoming film.
Boosted by its 3D re-release, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace has crossed the $1 billion mark at the box office, placing it on a course to overtake The Dark Knight as the 10th highest-grossing film of all time.
Lucasfilm has premiered five posters for the 3D re-release of Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace, which arrives in theaters Feb. 10.
Prime Focus, the company that worked on such films as Avatar, TRON Legacy and Sucker Punch, will use its proprietary View-D technology to convert the entire Star Wars saga to 3D.
Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox announced today that the 3D-converted Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace will debut in theaters on Feb. 10, 2012. Subsequent installments of the saga will be released at a rate of one a year.