Ady posted a couple pictures updating us on his progress on the Dagobah model he’s creating to replace some flat mattes like this one (top is original, bottom is Special Edition):
Here are the trees for the model in the first two stages of painting:
Here they are at the final stage:
As you can see, Ady is still working hard on the details to make this the edit he’s dreamed of.
We’re still planning on a 2013 release.
The trees will also be used to replace the matte in this shot from Return of the Jedi.