"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Debuts at #3 at Box Office

The CGI animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars hit the #3 spot in the box office race on its debut weekend with an estimated box office take of $15.5 million. The movie came in behind Tropic Thunder and The Dark Knight, which took an estimated $26 million and $16.8 million, respectively.

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Is a CG-Film Only a CG-Audience Could Love

The other day the phone rang, but I let the answering machine get it. The “caller,” it turned out, was an automated system from one of the big box stores. Their machine and our machine spent a merry few minutes trying to talk to each other, what with the one badgering the other to press […]

CBR on New "Clone Wars" Comics

Comic Book Resources has spoken with scripter Henry Gilroy about the new comic books from Dark Horse based on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the CGI animated continuation of the Star Wars saga which hits theaters on August 15, 2008, and will then become a series on Cartoon Network. Gilroy discusses the story that he […]

George Lucas on Animated "Clone Wars"

Newsarama has posted a report of a press event held on Monday to promote the upcoming Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated feature film, which opens on Friday, August 15, 2008. Director Dave Filoni and producer Catherine Winder appeared with Lucas, who all discussed the artistic approach they took to the animation, why their CGI […]

NY Times on Lucas' Animated Return to "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

The New York Times has taken a look at George Lucas’ return to the Star Wars universe for Star Wars: The Clone Wars (free registration required), the upcoming TV series which will debut in a limited theatrical release on August 15, 2008. The article notes that Lucas has yet to make good on his promise […]

George Lucas Says 100 Episodes of "Clone Wars" in 2008

TV Guide Online has posted the second part of an interview with George Lucas, where he discusses his plans for television shows based on the Star Wars franchise. He stated that Lucasfilm will be doing 100 episodes of the CGI-animated Clone Wars cartoon, and that he wants to have 50 to 60 episodes completed before […]

George Lucas Talks Animated "Clone Wars" TV Series

Filmmaker George Lucas has announced more details about his new Clone Wars animated series. Lucas confirmed that the new series will be computer-generated, and that it will be a sequel to the 25-episode series on Cartoon Network. The show “could air next year,” but Lucas has not sold it to a network yet. (via Internet […]

Lucas Ramping Up Singapore Facility for "Clone Wars" TV Show

Variety‘s coverage of George Lucas’ address at the annual SIGGRAPH convention revealed that Lucas Animation is currently ramping up a facility in Singapore for production of the 3-D computer animated Clone Wars show. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

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