Star Wars set for animated sequel

Star Wars will return to cinemas this August in an animated movie titled Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The animated film will be roughly 100 minutes in length and will be set in the interim between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. It is expected to include various characters from the films, including Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padmé Amidala. The story will then switch to television with 30-minute “mini-movies” that will premiere on  the Cartoon Network . It is reported that Lucas will oversee production of the film and television series which will be produced by Lucas film Animation.