SWCV: Star Wars Movie Blu-Rays & More Announced At The Main Event

Jay Cochran - August 14, 2010
The Star Wars Celebration V Main Event Panel which featured TV personality Jon Stewart of the Daily Show conducting a live on-stage interview with Star Wars creator George Lucas. The event was filled with a number of surprises and announcements. Here is a recap of the most newsworthy tid-bits that were announced today.

- Lucas talked briefly about the new show being done by Seth Green. He said he hired Green to make a cartoon for 5yr old while Green thinks it's being made for 21yr olds.

- Lucas confirmed that Palpatine in fact did kill his mentor Plagueis.

- Lucas confirmed that Obi-Wan Kenobi is from the planet Stujon, not sure on the spelling for that one.

- Hasbro and R2-D2 presented Jon Stewart with his very own Hasbro Star Wars action figure. It has two heads, one with a goatee and one without.

- For the Clone Wars Animated series, he revealed they are already working on season 5 for the show and that Darth Maul's brother will be appearing next season as Ventress' new apprentice. A clip was shown and Maul's brother looked very cool.

- The biggest announcement from the event was that all 6 Star Wars movies will finally be released as a boxset sometime in 2011 and they will contain new never before-seen deleted scenes. A clip of one scene played during the panel that showed Luke Skywalker sitting in Obi-Wan's home on Tatooine building his new green lightsaber while having a conversation with Darth Vader via the Force.

Here is a look at the one deleted scene shown at Celebration V.

- Mark Hamil and Carrie Fisher joined George Lucas on stage at the end and the crowd went wild. The only one missing was Harrison Ford.

- Offical video an images from the event is expected to be released later today so check back then for more information.
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