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"Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith" Opening Crawl Text

The Opening Crawl of "Episode III" Hits the Internet


Hayden Christensen Star Wars 3

Hayden Christensen stars in "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith"

Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox
Updated February 28, 2014
The official "Star Wars" website - StarWars.com - has released the opening crawl to "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith." That text (included below) is featured as part of the complete collection of title crawls for the entire "Star Wars" saga.

"War! The Republic is crumbling under attacks by the ruthless Sith Lord, Count Dooku. There are heroes on both sides. Evil is everywhere.

In a stunning move, the fiendish droid leader, General Grievous, has swept into the Republic capital and kidnapped Chancellor Palpatine, leader of the Galactic Senate.

As the Separatist Droid Army attempts to flee the besieged capital with their valuable hostage, two Jedi Knights lead a desperate mission to rescue the captive Chancellor...."

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