Star Wars collection goes digital

DetailsEditor | 07 April 2015

Building up to the launch of the first new film in the saga in a decade in December, on 10 April Star Wars fans will be able to gain access to all six of the films in the series in digital HD.

starwarsThe announcement was made by The Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox who have made available what they call The Star Wars Digital Movie Collection, covering Star Wars: Episodes I-VI available for purchase as a complete digital movie collection and individually. Enhancing the film collection are special features including Star Wars: Discoveries from Inside and conversations between key contributors from across the film franchise, plus a curated collection of classic Star Wars extras from each film.

"Since the debut of the first film nearly 40 years ago, Star Wars has become a worldwide phenomenon with legions of fans from every generation," commented Alan Bergman, president, The Walt Disney Studios. "It's only fitting that audiences enjoy this legendary saga and its many fascinating behind-the-scenes stories on a wide variety of platforms, and we're very excited to finally bring all six films to digital HD for the first time."

"We're thrilled that fans will be able to enjoy the Star Wars Saga on their digital devices wherever they go," added Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. "These films broke new ground in technology, design, sound and visual effects, and we've created some very special bonus material which delves into the saga's rich history, including new and never-before-released conversations between legendary Star Wars artists the masters who helped George [Lucas] bring his iconic universe to life."