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George Lucas wrapped up the prequel trilogy in "Revenge of the Sith," which hit theaters 28 years after the original "Star Wars." The film, which is slated for a 2014 3-D re-release, was the first in the franchise to receive a PG-13 rating, and featured several intensely violent scenes as Anakin turns to the Dark Side.
"I had to turn him into a monster," Lucas said at the time
. "It's a tough story. You can't make a guy evil without having him do evil things."
Once again, Lucas said he felt relief to be finished with the trilogy.
"'Star Wars' isn't going to suddenly disappear from my life, but I'm not going to be doing it on a day-to-day basis," he said. "I'm going to be in my own little world doing my own stuff, but it doesn't disappear from my reality at all. It never will."