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It took 16 years for George Lucas to decide the time
was right to bring his long-planned Star Warsprequel trilogy to the
masses. Finally, special effects and computer technology had reached the point
that would allow Lucas to achieve the epic scale he wanted for his universe.
The first of the new films, titled Episode I: The Phantom
Menace, was released in 1999 to mixed, though mostly positive, reviews
and became a box office success. In 2002, Lucas released the second part of the
trilogy titled Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
The fronts and backs of the General Mills edition.
The Kellogg's version with the collectible mask premium.
Over in Canada, Kellogg’s held the license. Choosing to
ignore General Mills’ flashy take on the cereal, they instead went simple. It
came with basic purple and red star-shaped pieces along with “cookies” that
represented a Clone Trooper mask. The box also featured Kenobi and a Clone
Trooper in front of an entire legion as a battle raged overhead, and had a game
on the back panel. However, Kellogg’s did have their own gimmick as they
offered two boxes of the cereal packaged together with a life-sized Clone