Immediately after James Cameron’s “Avatar” won the 2010 Golden Globe for Best Drama Georg Lucas told Access Hollywood he was now planning to convert his Skywalker family epic into the trendy format. “Haven’t been a big fan of 3-D, but that movie definitely improves in [the field of] 3-D … we’ve been looking for years and years and years of trying to take ‘Star Wars’ and put it in 3-D,” Lucas explained. “But, [the] technology hasn’t been there. We’ve been struggling with it, but I think this will be a new impetus to make
Lucas started his series 1978 with “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. The film gathered four Golden Globe nominations, including Georg Lucas for Best Directing.
John Williams won a Golden Globe for Best Original Score.
Lucas’ Industrial Light & Magic is overseeing the 3-D conversion. 20th Century Fox will release them, as it has done for all previous “Star Wars” films.