Newswire: It’s time to buy Star Wars again, in streaming digital HD this time

This coming Friday, April 10, the entire Star Wars saga, which fans have already purchased at least three times on VHS, LaserDisc, DVD, and Blu-ray—even RCA Videodisc—can be purchased once again in a streaming digital HD format.

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away—the mid-’90s in Nicasio, California, specifically—George Lucas decided to re-release a special edition of Star Wars in honor of its anniversary. His team at Skywalker Ranch digitally remastered the original negatives of Star Wars and its sequels, The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi. In addition to the restoration, Lucas added digital effects, because that’s the kind of thing he likes to do. Most folks thought the new effects were kind of cool, but were glad that the original theatrical editions were still around…

Or so they thought.

It’s well documented that George Lucas …

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