star wars sagaIn a tweet tonight, Empire Magazine made a claim that director John Landis declared that Disney would be releasing the unaltered Original Star Wars Trilogy.

Here is a direct link to the Tweet, and in case they delete it here’s an archive of it.


We’ve written in the past as to why Disney can’t release the original unaltered versions yet, chief of which is that Fox owns A New Hop F-O-R-E-V-E-R and Disney could never release that movie. There are several other reasons, which we’ve detailed here and here.

In a second tweet (archive) Empire claims George Lucas told Landis about it:


Until Lucasfilm officially announces this, take it with a grain of salt.

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