George Lucas embarasses his fans further with announcement of animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars film

George Lucas has reaffirmed the notion in most Star Wars fanboys’ minds that he is disintegrating into a gnarled old man consumed with wreaking havoc on his back catalogue, by announcing the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars film, out on August 15th.

You heard correctly. It’s leading on from where the 2002 movie Attack Of The Clones left off, and before 2005’s Revenge Of The Sith.

And is entirely animated.

At least we won’t have to put up with Hayden Christensen’s questionable acting, I suppose….

Animated Transformers t-shirts, not quite as cool as *actually* transforming obviously!

Four more days until the Transformers film launches in the UK! Four more days until we can feast our (sadly) mortal eyes on what is definitely the movie of the year! Well, apart from The Simpsons movie, of course. Gaaahhh I can hardly wait!

Pledge your alliance to either the Autobots or Decepticons with these animated t-shirts ($34.99) from the nerd equivalent of Ralph Lauren, Think Geek. Each t-shirt lights up…