Deadline has learned that Lucasfilm has kiboshed the prequel re-release plans, so they can focus on "rebooting the franchise." We're not sure what one has to do with the other -- 3D conversion re-releases probably have zero to do with anything J.J. Abrams is working on -- but if anything, their testing may suggest that the limited crowd that came out for 'Phantom Menace' might be even smaller for the next two movies. You know, because they're crap. And while the re-release of the original trilogy back in theaters probably would've had crowds out in droves, perhaps Disney doesn't want "Star Wars" fatigue to set in before Abrams gets a chance to drop his movie.
So cancel your plans, and put away your Darth Maul costume for now. Are you bummed or glad these plans are shelved? Let us know below.