Currently reading The Making of Star Wars Revenge of the Sith, this is from page 156: [blockquote][hr] Friday, October 31, 2003 ILM: As promised on the [Ep. III] set, Lucas has cut together and turned over seven brief Yoda scenes [for Ep. III], which amount to ninety-eight shots, for Coleman and his animation team to get started on. "I'm in a very good place right now," Coleman says. [hl=yellow]In fact, his department has nearly finished replacing the Episode I Yoda puppet with digital Yoda[/hl]?an exercise that Lucas and Coleman agreed would serve as a good warm-up?so the animation department is now primed and ready for Yoda's Episode III performance. [hr][/blockquote] There it is. Let the debate over whether it will actually be released begin. EDIT: let's take this to the [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=19043949&replies=0]new forum[/link].