In the news: Reports of 3-D Blu-ray coming in spring

Rumor! Pocket Lint report that sources at the Panasonic conference in Hamburg are saying that The Phantom Menace 3D will be coming to Blu-ray in the spring.

Being Ackbar. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Peter Hartlaub catches up with Erik Bauersfeld, the radio dramatist who provided the voice of Admiral Ackbar and Bib Fortuna.

Sports. Sports Illustrated features Amanda Lucas. She claimed an open-weight women’s championship Saturday in Japan.

Honors. George Lucas accepted a Vanguard Award from Samuel L. Jackson at Saturday’s NAACP Image Awards. In his presentation, Jackson talking about lobbying for a role in the prequels: “I’ll be a Storm Trooper and just run across the screen. Nobody even has to know I’m in it.”

2 Replies to “In the news: Reports of 3-D Blu-ray coming in spring”

  1. I have my doubts that both rumors about the movies in 3D are true. It seems unlikely we will have Attack of the Clones moved up six months and this coming out on Blu-ray in 3D at the same time. While it is like Lucasfilm to cross promote, it just seems a bit much for them.

  2. I really don’t know if making red tails makes up for all the blatantly racist stereotypes he put in episode one, but it’s a good start.

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