Star Wars The Clone Wars animated TV show to be re-rendered in 4K

Star Wars fans will be keen to see the classic in native 4K, but for now, they'll have to settle for this.

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Published Thu, Jul 3 2014 1:45 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:15 PM CST

Back in March, Lucasfilm and TV's Cartoon Network entered a deal to not only broadcast the full series of 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' to Netflix customers, but allow the streaming giant to bankroll the last leg of production on 'The Lost Missions'; aka the sixth season of 'The Clone Wars' following it's earlier cancellation.

With 4K streaming content growing in uptake, Netflix has been keen to provide further content in UHD, with a report suggesting that Lucasfilm is well down the track of re-rendering the entire series in 4K. resolution.

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The stylistic CG produced by Lucasfilm Animation, which was created with Autodesk software with predominantly vector based Maya 3D assets would seem to lend itself quite efficiently to 4K up-rezzing, but to date, neither LucasFilm or Netflix have announced their future plans for the property.

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Following its cancellation, 'The Clone Wars' supervising director Dave Filoni joined the ranks of the forthcoming 'Star Wars: Rebels" animated TV show, which will debut later this year.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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