Rumor: Non Special Edition Star Wars Trilogy To Be Re-Released Later This Year

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Star Wars franchise, we may see a re-release for the original trilogy.

This is not just going to be a normal re-release as it's supposed to be the original trilogy that has been untouched in any way. In other words, the original theatrical release that many people crave.

This new rumor comes courtesy of MakingStarWars. The site has been reliable in the past and their sources tell them that an unaltered original trilogy will be re-released in multiple different formats later this year.

Sadly, they didn't specify what these formats are.

Presumably, some cinemas may put them on the big screen while a Blu-ray and digital release will come later. Many are hoping a 4K version of the films are eventually released in the near future too.

This is exciting news for Star Wars fans since many hardcore fans were disappointed with the Blu-ray release of the original trilogy.

The Blu-ray release retained all of the controversial changes that George Lucas made with the original films since the Special Editions came out in 1997. Even the Blu-ray release itself made even more changes on top of that.

Since it's the 40th anniversary of the franchise, fans just request for the original trilogy to be available with the best picture quality possible, but without the annoying changes that have been made to the films over the years.

I will admit, some changes I still like such as the end theme to Return of the Jedi and some cleaner lightsaber effects in A New Hope.

That being said, there are still a lot of unnecessary changes such as George Lucas cluttering the film with lots of new CGI characters in the background and adding Hayden Christensen at the end of Return of the Jedi as the ghost of Anakin Skywalker.

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