Date: 13th May 2002

Natalie Portman Speaks Out About Episode 1

As the new Star Wars movie is due to be released, Natalie Portman has voiced her opinion on the last installment, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), like most people deciding that the plot wasn't up to much. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) however gets her approval and has a more identifiable storyline, says the actress that plays Senator Padmé Amidala.

Tickets for this weeks release have been selling fast and there has been a charity premiere in Los Angeles attended by celebrities such as stars from the movie, Ewan McGregor and Samuel L Jackson.