“Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” Returns to Theaters as Lucasfilm Celebrates the film’s 25th Anniversary



The Phantom Menace is returning to theaters for it’s 25th anniversary!

From the official press release:

The march to May 4th—Star Wars Day—continues as Lucasfilm celebrates the 25th anniversary of “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” with a theatrical re-release. Screenings start May 3, and tickets are on sale now, everywhere tickets are sold.

As part of the “The Phantom Menace” screenings, fans will be treated to an exclusive look at “Star Wars: The Acolyte.” The upcoming Disney+ series, set approximately 100 years before “The Phantom Menace,” launches exclusively on Disney+ June 4.

And…on May 4, in honor of both the film’s anniversary and the Star Wars fan holiday, fans will have the opportunity to see all nine episodes of the Skywalker Saga in theaters for a premium marathon event. For more information visit: https://www.fandango.com/the-skywalker-saga-may-the-4th-marathon.


Also from Lucasfilm:

In other news from the studio, it was announced yesterday that Star Wars Celebration, the ultimate Star Wars fan event, is headed to Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan on April 18-20, 2025. Tickets for the event will go on sale Thursday, May 2, at 7:00 P.M. EDT (US Time)/Friday, May 3, at 8:00 A.M. JST (Japan Time). To celebrate the announcement, Lucasfilm released special key art, which was created in the traditional, Japanese black-ink painting style known as sumi-e.