While fans in the U.S. have to wait until July 12th to pick up Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode III and the full Robot Chicken Star Wars Trilogy on DVD and Blu-Ray, our friends in the UK will be able to do so a bit earlier according to the following press release. In addition, EmpireOnline.com has a new exclusive trailer.
Robot Chicken Star Wars Episode 3 .. July the 4th be with you
Revolver Entertainment are cock-a-hoop to present the DVD release of the epic Adult Swim show, Robot Chicken Star Wars Episode 3. This all new double-length DVD is available on July 4th, at £12.99, along with the Robot Chicken Star Wars Trilogy boxset (RRP £15.99)
Millions of years from now, after Socrates, Shakespeare and the bible are long forgotten, only two great works will remain: the sci-fi cinema epic Star Wars and Adult Swim's stop-motion animated, cheap gag extravanganza Robot Chicken. And now, for the first time, they come together for the third time, in this all-new special.
That's right, all your most beloved Star Wars characters are going back through the comedy meat grinder. Watch Darth Vader fall into a toilet, while Emperor Palpatine rides the endless Death Star escalator! See Gary the Stormtrooper's speederbike test-drive come to a gruesome, Ewok-splattering end! And witness the firepower of Boba Fett's fully armed and operational T-SHIRT CANNON! Plus much, much more! It's Robot Chicken Star Wars Episode III. Set your phasers to ''fun''! (Oh wait, wrong franchise.)
Not forgetting the ever-popular DVD extras, this edition is loaded with 3 hours of special features, including: For the Love of Toys Featurette For the Love of Star Wars Featurette - For the Love of Filmmaking Featurette - Trailers - Skate tour - Sunday in the - Boardroom with George Lucas - SW Celebration Panels - Easter Eggs - Voice Records Featurette - Writing Process Featurette - VFX Featurette - Skywalker Ranch premiere - Deleted Animatics - Chicken Nuggets - Gag Reel Commentaries
Duration: 45mins + over 3hrs of extras (detailed above)
Pre-order Episode 3 and the Trilogy now at Amazon!