Simply Superheroes Blog | Star Wars Coming To Blu-Ray In 2011 + Deleted Jedi Scene
During the Star Wars Celebration V convention in Orlando, FL this weekend, George Lucas announced the Star Wars Saga will be coming to Blu-Ray in the Fall of 2011. He made the announcement during an interview with Jon Stewart that included a Q&A with fans as well. We kept track of the interview via the official Star Wars twitter account. You can read excerpts of the interview by scrolling down the feed. It's quite funny at times and reveals interesting tidbits of Star Wars information such as the origins of the name Darth Vader.
Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher also joined George Lucas on stage. When Hamill appeared, this deleted scene from Return of the Jedi was shown to the audience. It shows Luke Skywalker putting together his lightsaber while on the planet Tatooine. This scene will be included along with a lot of other bonus features in the blu-ray set next year: