Lucas Figures Out Way To Make You See Star Wars Movies In Theaters Again

People who are sick of Star Wars have new reason to hope the world will come to an end in 2012, because the Hollywood reporter says that’s the year the films will start hitting theaters in 3D.

First up, the Reporter says, will be the much-beloved (if only by George Lucas) Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Assuming any fans will be left after having suffered Jar Jar Binks in 3D, the remaining five movies in the saga will come out each year thereafter.

Sarcasm aside, I admit that I’ll be powerless to avoid paying inflated prices for the honor of wearing uncomfortable glasses that wash out too much color for only marginally impressive immersion. And I know I’m not alone.

‘Star Wars’ saga set for 3D release starting 2012 [The Hollywood Reporter]