Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace

12:05am – Saturday, December 26 on CTV

As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan MacGregor, Moulin Rouge) travel to Naboo to warn the Queen (Natalie Portman, The Other Boleyn Girl) of the galactic fallout which is to follow. Eventually, Naboo is invaded forcing the Jedis to evacuate the planet with the Queen and her court. They travel to the desert planet of Tatooine where they meet a slave boy called Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd, Jingle All the Way) who is evidently one with the Force. They enlist his help in fighting the war, while the Jedis confront one of the Dark Jedis behind the invasion, Darth Maul (Ray Park, X-Men), while his master Darth Sidious continues to lead the invasion as a “phantom” behind the scenes.

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