Poster For The Phantom Menace 3D, Trailer To Hit Next Week, Darth Maul Lives In New Clip

Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox have unveiled the first poster for The Phantom Menace 3D. It’s interesting to note, I think, that the film is also getting a 2D re-release at the same time.

I assume that all of the minor changes in evidence on the current Blu-ray will also be apparent in the new big screen version.

Lucasfilm have also announced that the first trailer for the re-release will screen in US cinemas before The Three Musketeers when it opens next week.

The trailer is also likely to show up online, though not in 3D.

You’ll see that Darth Maul, who is by far and away the most fan-pleasing component of The Phantom Menace takes up an awful lot of space on the poster. And where is Jar Jar Binks? Exactly.

It’s also no coincidence, I’m sure, that Darth Maul is about to come back from the dead and make an appearance on the Clone Wars TV show. Entertainment Weekly premiered this clip of how he’ll be looking in CG.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L4ezHAp4tc

Shrewd synergy, Lucas. But then, you’ve always been a genius at rejigging continuity to maximise saleability.

JonFavreau

Jon Favreau and Seth MacFarlane Head To Space

Mechanic

Jason Statham And Jessica Alba Talk Mechanic: Resurrection

xmenmcavoy

Bryan Singer Says Legion Will “Relate To Future X-Men Movies”

AshPoster

Ash Vs Evil Dead Gets Patriotic In Season 2 Poster

Ulises Farinas’ Motro, Part Of Oni Press Solicits For November 2016

tpbones

Tread Perilously Podcast — Bones: The End in the Beginning

Rebellion Buys Fleetway Archive – Roy Of The Rovers, Oink, Tammy, Battle, Whizzer And Chips And More

Before Chris Thompson Leaves Orbital For Titan, The Launch Of Steve MacManus’s Mighty One, Next Thursday

It Was At This Moment That I Shed A Real Tear Over The CBR Redesign (UPDATE)

logo_lbcc_large (2)

A Tale Of Two Kickstarter Panels At Long Beach Comic Con