"Clone Wars" to TNT, Cartoon Network

George Lucas’ new animated Star Wars series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will premiere this fall on Turner’s Cartoon Network and on TNT, with a 3-D motion picture (also titled Star Wars: The Clone Wars) scheduled to hit theaters on August 15.

The program and movie is being distributed and produced by Warner Bros.– not News Corp’s Twentieth Television, which has handled the theatrical, home video releases, and television rights for every Star Wars project. Warner will handle the home video release for both the film and the TV series.

Clone Wars
has aired in a mini-episode format on Cartoon Network and was released on home video.