Disney Will Release ‘Empire Strikes Back’ in 4K to Help Revive UK Theaters


Disney plans to release a 4K version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the second movie in the Star Wars original trilogy, in the United Kingdom. This re-release of the 1980 movie — set to celebrate its 40th anniversary on June 20 — is being done in conjunction with the reopening of movie theaters across the pond. As of mid-June, we know UK theaters are looking to reopen in early July after months-long closures due to  the coronavirus pandemic. Image via Lucasfilm Variety reports the planned Empire Strikes Back screenings …