All the 'Star Wars' Films Coming to Digital Platforms This Friday

April 7, 2015


Have you been avoiding finding out who Luke's father is until you can hear it on the tinny speakers of your Galaxy Note 8? Well, your day has finally come, because Star Wars is going digital.

In news that feels a lot like when The Beatles albums came to iTunes, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, and Disney have announced that, as it turns out, all this time you couldn't own these really classic things digitally, but soon you can, in case you want to buy them in yet another format. All six Star Wars films will this Friday reportedly hit retailers like iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon in digital HD--available individually or, for the masochist, as a full collection. Naturally, there still isn't an option to purchase without Lucas's revised CGI visions, but it seems there will be some new special features (varying in availability by retailer). Have a look below for the full feature list and the launch trailer.

Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace

  • Conversations: Doug Chiang Looks Back

  • Discoveries From Inside: Models & Miniatures

  • Legacy content includes "The Beginning"; The Podrace: Theatrical Edit; plus eight deleted scenes.

Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

  • Conversations: Sounds In Space

  • Discoveries From Inside: Costumes Revealed

  • Legacy content includes "From Puppets To Pixels: Digital Characters In Episode II"; State Of The Art: The Previsualization Of Episode II; and "Films Are Not Released, They Escape"; plus Episode II Visual Effects Breakdown Montage and six deleted scenes.

Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

  • Conversations: The Star Wars That Almost Was

  • Discoveries From Inside: Hologram & Bloopers

  • Legacy content includes documentaries "Within A Minute: The Making Of Episode III"; The Journey Part 1; and The Journey Part 2; plus six deleted scenes.

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (20th Century Fox)

  • Conversations: Creating A Universe

  • Discoveries From Inside: Weapons & The First Lightsaber

  • Legacy content includes "Anatomy Of A Dewback"; Star Wars Launch Trailer; plus eight deleted scenes.

Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back

  • Conversations: The Lost Interviews

  • Discoveries From Inside: Matte Paintings Unveiled

  • Legacy content includes "A Conversation With The Masters" (2010); "Dennis Muren: How Walkers Walk"; "George Lucas On Editing The Empire Strikes Back 1979"; and "George Lucas On The Force: 2010"; plus six deleted scenes.

Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi

  • Conversations: The Effects

  • Discoveries From Inside: The Sounds Of Ben Burtt

  • Legacy content includes "Classic Creatures: Return Of The Jedi"; "Revenge Of The Jedi Teaser Trailer"; Return Of The Jedi Launch Trailer; "It Began TV Spot"; "Climactic Chapter TV Spot"; plus five deleted scenes.

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