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THE epic intergalactic adventure of the Star Wars saga is finally
complete, and audiences can celebrate the unforgettable fun and
thrills of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith when the
year’s biggest box-office hit debuts on October 31, 2005
from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd.
The simultaneous release of Star Wars Battlefront II™,
the sequel to the best-selling Star Wars video game of all time,
makes October 31 a milestone day in Star Wars history.
The two-disc Revenge of the Sith DVD will include a brand-new,
full-length documentary produced by Lucasfilm Ltd.; two new featurettes
– one exploring the prophecy of Anakin Skywalker as the
Chosen One, the other providing an in-depth look at the movie’s
eye-popping stunts; and a 15-part collection of Lucasfilm’s
groundbreaking 'web documentaries'.
"Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith gave audiences
an extraordinary experience and we
want this DVD to do the same," said Jim Ward, Vice President
of Marketing and Distribution for Lucasfilm Ltd.
"From the beginning of production, George wanted to be sure
we chronicled everything that went into the making of Episode
III specifically to create an incredible DVD experience.
"This DVD has literally been three years in the making and
it’s going to be a fantastic way to complete the Star Wars
saga at home."
Adding to the in-home Star Wars adventure
is the release on October 31 of the eagerly anticipated Star Wars
Battlefront II from LucasArts – the sequel to the best-selling
Star Wars video game of all time.
Star Wars Battlefront II adds all-new space combat, playable
Jedi characters, and never-before-seen environments straight out
of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith.
The game will be released for the PlayStation®2 computer
entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft,
Windows™ platform and Sony PSP™.
Fans of the original Star Wars Battlefront will also enjoy an
all-new single-player experience that takes players through an
epic, story-based saga centering on Darth Vader’s elite
501st Legion of Stormtroopers where every action the player takes
impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star
The Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith DVD will offer
access to a special Xbox-playable demo of two entire levels from
LucasArts’ Star Wars Battlefront II.
"The combination of Revenge of the Sith on DVD and Star
Wars Battlefront II makes October 31 a watershed day for Star
Wars fans. It’s really going to be a terrific celebration
of the entire saga," Ward said.
The DVD release of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
marks the first time that fans can own all six episodes of the
"After seeing Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith,
moviegoers around the world told us that they immediately wanted
to watch Episode IV to see how the entire saga comes together,
and now they’ll be able to do just that, making the Star
Wars experience richer and more exciting than ever," Ward
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