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Star Wars Celebration is a Reminder That Fandom is Far Healthier, and Far More Positive, Than the Internet Would Lead You to Believe

If you’re into the famous space opera franchise that is Star Wars, you have probably heard of the Star Wars Celebration fan gathering. Whether you had the time and money to attend is another question. But anyhow, I was at a place in my life where I could fly over to Chicago, Illinois for the 2019 edition. I am overall a loner when it comes to any convention or comic con experience. I like meeting up with fans, some of whom I have met online and podcasted with, and I haven gotten to know my c...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, LucasFilm, Sci-Fi, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars


The Morning Watch: Best of Star Wars Celebration, Making SNL’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-Offs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, check out a video taking a look back at some of the best of Star Wars Celebration 2019 from Chicago. Plus, go behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live‘s outstanding sketch creating possible Game of Thrones s...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Game of Thrones, Missing Link, Saturday-Night-Live, SNL, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars, Zach Galifianakis


Ranking the All-Time Best ‘Star Wars’ Video Games

On April 13, at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, Respawn Entertainment debuted an inspired story trailer for “Jedi: Fallen Order,” the first major single-player “Star Wars” game in almost nine years. While players absorbed new details about the project during the panel, speculation online and elsewhere centered on the triumphs of the past. In the […]
Tags: Features, Jedi Fallen Order, Lucasfilm, Respawn, Star Wars Celebration


Lucasfilm Considering ‘Knights of the Old Republic’ Project

Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy recently confirmed the production company is thinking about developing something related to BioWare’s classic role-playing game “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.” “Knights of the Old Republic, a lot of fans want to see that, is there any development of that?” MTV reporter Josh Horowitz asked Kennedy during Star Wars […]
Tags: News, Bioware, Lucasfilm, Star Wars, Star Wars Celebration, Star Wars Celebration 2019, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic


‘Star Wars: The Phantom Menace’ Celebrates 20 Years, and Many Fans Have Come Around to Love It

The last big panel at Star Wars Celebration was a 20th anniversary retrospective of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. The maligned prequel that kicked off a new era of Star Wars after a 16-year hiatus from the big screen hasn’t ever been considered a bright spot in the saga’s history. But 20 years later, fans who grew up on Episode I seem to have a special place in their heart for the movie. The crowd at Star Wars Celebration gave The Phantom Menace anniversary panel a warm reception. It probably ...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Disney/Pixar, Features, LucasFilm, Sci-Fi, Sequels, Star Wars Celebration, Doug Chiang, George-Lucas, Ian McDiarmid, Jean Bolte, John Knoll, Matthew Wood, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star-Wars


The 10 Best Things That Happened at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration 2019 is in the books and it marked probably the biggest, most action-packed Celebration yet. It was the first convention to reveal a title for a Star Wars saga movie, the first time anyone saw footage of a live-action Star Wars TV show, and oh so much more. Below, are our 10 favorite things that…Read more...
Tags: Books, Comics, Science, Marvel, Disney, Chicago, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Ahmed Best, Star Wars Celebration, Kelly Marie Tran, Star Wars Resistance, Star Wars Clone Wars, Vader Immortal, The Mandalorian


‘Star Wars: Resistance’ Season 2 Begins Right Where Season 1 Ended (and Everything Else We Learned at Star Wars Celebration)

Fans attending the Star Wars: Resistance panel at Star Wars Celebration were the first to get a sneak peak at the first episode of the second season. Executive producers Justin Ridge, Athena Portillo, and Brandon Auman were joined by cast members Christopher Sean, Suzie McGrath, Scott Lawrence, Myrna Velasco, Donald Faison, and Bobby Moynihan. The early portion of the panel was devoted to the roots of the series, the look, and the timeline. During the panel, cast members shared some thoughts on...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Sci-fi, Features, Lucasfilm, Collins, Leia, Poe, Tam, Justin, PTI, Padawan, Bobby Moynihan, Athena, Velasco


The cosplayers of Star Wars Celebration 2019

Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago has come to close. One of the best things about this massive convention is the cosplay. From camera-ready, professional-looking costumes by veteran cosplayers to creative DIY outfits and makeup from newbies, this year's Celebration cosplay did not disappoint. This gallery of Star Wars Celebration cosplayers only represents a fraction of the costumes and the creative magic that fans put into celebrating the characters of the Star Wars Universe in Chicago. A...
Tags: Star Wars, Post, News, Chicago, Darth Vader, Cosplay, George Lucas, Leia, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Anakin Skywalker, Rey, Snoke, Don, Palpatine, Jedi


How Oculus’s ‘Vader Immortal’ Puts You Into the Star Wars Universe

“Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” was the big game reveal of Star Wars Celebration in Chicago this weekend, but Respawn Entertainment didn’t share a single second of actual gameplay. However, “Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I,” first announced last fall alongside the standalone Oculus Quest headset, was playable—and impressive, too. Strapping […]
Tags: Star Wars, Chicago, Oculus, Respawn Entertainment, Star Wars Celebration, Ilmxlab, Oculus Quest, Vader Immortal, Oculus Rift s, Star Wars Celebration 2019


Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Unveils Quality, Custom Lightsabers, Incredible Prop Replicas & More

Star Wars Celebration 2019 is over, but before the convention honoring a galaxy far, far way came to an end, Disney and Lucasfilm offered up one final look at some of the incredible merchandise coming exclusively to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge when the Disney Parks expansion opens this summer. And the last round revealed the custom, high quality lightsabers fans will be able to build themselves on Batuu, as well as the collection of prop replicas and collectibles inspired by the films over the year...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Gear, Sequels, Theme Parks, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Leia, Cool Stuff, Snoke, Palpatine, Jedi, Mace Windu, Disney Parks, Amidala


George Lucas Says The Phantom Menace Is One of His Favorite Films

The maker wasn’t there in person, but he was there in spirit. And via video.Read more...
Tags: Science, George Lucas, Ahmed Best, Star Wars Celebration, The Phantom Menace


Star Wars Celebration Returning to Anaheim for 2020

Star Wars Celebration returning to Anaheim for 2020 At the Closing Ceremony for Star Wars Celebration 2019, Lucasfilm officially announced that you won’t have to wait two years for the convention to return. Star Wars Celebration will be back in 2020 and will return to Anaheim, where the convention was held in 2015. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Chicago, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Anaheim, Kathleen Kennedy, Walt Disney Studios, Skywalker, Star Wars News, McCormick Place, David Benioff, Dan Weiss, ComingSoon, Star Wars Celebration


‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast and Crew Reflect on the Series Finale, the Epilogue, and Why a Certain Character Had to Die

Creator/executive producer Dave Filoni joined Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray, and Tiya Sircar to discuss Star Wars Rebels during Star Wars Celebration. Naturally, major spoilers were discussed. When Star Wars Rebels ended in March 2018, Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn vanished without a trace.  While fans have speculated as to what might have happened, Filoni was tight-lipped during Saturday afternoon’s panel.  While there was less dancing around other elements of the conclusion, what happ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Los Angeles, Features, Dave, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Wolf, Don, Vanessa, Ezra, Freddie, Hera, Freddie Prinze Jr


‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Teases New Footage and the Return of Ray Park at Star Wars Celebration

Fans attending Star Wars Celebration got a sneak peak of the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars with showrunner Dave Filoni and the cast on hand to share details. While the announcement of the new season took place at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the fans in attendance at Star Wars Celebration were the first to see clips and a trailer of the new season. In addition to the introduction, the trailer especially had the audience standing on their feet. It was so popular that it was shown t...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Park, Animation, San Diego, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Baker, Captain America, Anakin Skywalker, Ray Park, Coruscant, Star Wars Celebration


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gives You an Interactive Companion & More at the Droid Depot

Over the weekend Star Wars Celebration gave us a look at the exclusive merchandise that will be on sale at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at shops like First Order Cargo and Resistance Supply. Plus, we got a glimpse at the stuff you’ll be able to get at Toydarian Toymaker, the Creature Stall and Black Spire Outpost. Now you get to see what’s coming from the Droid Depot, including your own customizable robot companion, a few collectible statues, and some gear decked out in droids. Check out the latest ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Gear, Sequels, Theme Parks, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Droid Depot, Toydarian Toymaker the Creature Stall


The Morning Watch: The Rise of Skywalker Edition: Celebration Interviews, Trailer Easter Eggs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at some hidden details and Easter eggs you might have missed in the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Plus, watch the interviews that followed the The Rise of Skywalker panel f...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Stephen Colbert, Sci-fi, Chicago, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Kathleen Kennedy, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Ridley, Anthony Daniels, Star Wars Celebration, Disney/Pixar


The Mandalorian Footage Description From Star Wars Celebration

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Mandalorian footage description from Star Wars Celebration ComingSoon.net was lucky enough to attend the Star Wars Celebration panel for The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars TV series ever, and we got to see a trailer, a featurette and roughly five minutes worth of edited footage. Check out a short description of The Mandalorian footage below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Jon Favreau, Gina Carano, Mando, Werner Herzog, New Republic, Herzog, Imperial, Carl Weathers, Burr, Mos Eisley, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Esposito


‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Season 7 Trailer: Return of Another Jedi

Last summer, Star Wars fans had their world rocked when a surprise announcement signaled the return of the animated series The Clone Wars. Now we’re much close to the show’s comeback, this time by way of Disney+, and a new trailer has revealed the return of a certain Jedi. Star Wars: The Clone Wars season seven is bringing back Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), who left behind her master Anakin Skywalker and the rest of the Jedi Council to venture out on her own. The full trailer shows where she f...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Anakin Skywalker, Darth Maul, Jedi, Obi Wan Kenobi, Coruscant, Jedi Council, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar


The Battle Rages On in the First Full Trailer for Clone Wars' Return

Their journey didn’t quite end the way we wanted it to. It didn’t quite end the way perhaps even Lucasfilm had wanted it to, considering there were plans for plenty more stories to tell. But now, six years after it concluded, the Clone Wars animated series is back to tell Anakin, Ahsoka, and Obi-Wan’s tales once more!Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Obi Wan, Star Wars Celebration, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Disney Plus, Anakin Ahsoka


Check Out 3 Days of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Toys & Merch From Celebration!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Check out 3 days of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge toys & merch from Celebration! Those attending Star Wars Celebration 2019 this weekend got a treat in the form of a special booth set up to promote the upcoming epic Disney theme park extensions known as Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. One of the features of this booth allowed attendees to check out some of the toys, clothing and merchandise they will be able to purchase at the Star Wars-themed attraction once it opens at Disneyland o...
Tags: Star Wars, Toys, Movies, Disney, Chicago, Millennium Falcon, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Extras, Disney World, McCormick Place, Star Wars Celebration, Movie News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Harkos


‘The Mandalorian’ Used Practical Miniature Ships, Shot Like the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Jon Favreau is becoming known as a director who loves testing the boundaries of cutting-edge technology and using that to further the limits of filmmaking. But sometimes, even he loves to go old-school. The writer, creator, and showrunner of The Mandalorian revealed that the effects used to shoot the ship of the titular bounty hunter, called the Razorcrest, will be entirely practical. Inspired by the use of models to shoot the ships of the original Star Wars trilogy, Favreau and fellow executiv...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Chicago, Dave, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ilm, Jon, Favreau, Industrial Light Magic, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, Filoni, Doug Chiang, John Goodson


The First Footage From The Mandalorian Just Kicked Our Damn Ass

Fans who watched The Mandalorian panel online during Star Wars Celebration Sunday missed one key thing: never-before-seen footage for the first ever live-action Star Wars TV series. In the room, executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni showed a behind the scenes featurette as well as full scene and trailer.…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Gina Carano, Werner Herzog, Carl Weathers, Pedro Pascal, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


‘The Mandalorian’ Footage, ‘Galaxy’s Edge’, ‘Jedi Fallen Order’, ‘Vader Immortal’ and More From Star Wars Celebration

/Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman to talk about everything he’s seen at Star Wars Celebration 2019 , from the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer, to the Hasbro toy reveals, to the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge presentation, to the Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order video game, to the Vader Immortal VR experience, to The Mandalorian sizzle reel and footage. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spo...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Hasbro, Theme Parks, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Brad, Skywalker, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Peter Sciretta, Featured Stories Sidebar, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


Star Wars: The Clone Wars Panel Livestream from Celebration!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars panel livestream from Celebration! Straight from Star Wars Celebration 2019 you can watch the full Star Wars: The Clone Wars sneak peek panel livestream in the player below! Dave Filoni and special guests celebrate the return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and share a sneak peek at what’s to come. Everything kicks off at 4:30 PM E.T. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh |...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Chicago, San Diego, TV News, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, McCormick Place, Padmé Amidala, ComingSoon, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, Ahsoka, Filoni


Timothy Zahn is Planning More Star Wars Books, Teases Thrawn Tetralogy at Star Wars Celebration

During Star Wars Celebration, author Timothy Zahn sat down on the Fan Stage to address his 30 years writing for Star Wars. Star Wars Celebration celebrates everything about Star Wars from the films to the books to the droid builders and beyond.  Timothy Zahn is a beloved author in the Star Wars universe.  The Chicago native has authored 13 books, including this summer’s Thrawn: Treason. Bria LaVorgna, a writer for StarWars.com, moderated the panel with the beloved Star Wars author.  Zahn has si...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Bbc, Chicago, Treason, Thanos, Lucasfilm, Avengers, Lex, Falcon, Lando, Bria, Ronan, Timothy Zahn, Anakin, Zahn


Official Photos from The Mandalorian Revealed!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Official photos from The Mandalorian revealed Straight from Star Wars Celebration comes the first official photos for The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars TV series ever. Check out The Mandalorian photos in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMap...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, New Republic, Star Wars News, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Jango, ComingSoon, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, Taika Waititi Thor, Pedro Pascal Kingsman, The Mandalorian, Jon Favreau Dave Filoni Kathleen Kennedy


‘The Mandalorian’: First Look at ‘Star Wars’ Series Revealed by Jon Favreau

A galaxy far, far away just got a little bit bigger as “Star Wars” fans got a first look at “The Mandalorian.” Disney debuted four new stills and roughly three minutes of teaser footage showing Pedro Pascal’s Mandalorian warrior, Carl Weathers’ character Greef Carga, and Gina Carano’s character Cara Dune during the Star Wars Celebration […]
Tags: News, Disney, Jon Favreau, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Pedro Pascal, Star Wars Celebration, The Mandalorian, Cara Dune, Greef Carga


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: New Merch from Toydarian Toymaker, Creature Stall & Black Spire Outfitters

The first day of Star Wars Celebration brought the reveal of the merchandise that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will have on sale at the First Order Cargo and Resistance Supply shops within the theme park expansion. Now another wave of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge merchandise has been revealed from three other shops nestled in the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. The new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge merchandise reveal includes plenty of playthings from Toydarian Toymaker, a roster of cuddly and creepy...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Theme Parks, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Jedi, Mos Eisley Cantina, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars


Dave Filoni Went To Surprising Lengths to Protect the Epilogue of Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Celebration may be best known for its huge breaking news, but the heart of the convention is in the past. Nowhere was that better on display this weekend than the “Star Wars Rebels Remembered” panel, where executive producer Dave Filoni, along with actors Vanessa Marshall, Tiya Sircar, and Taylor Grey spoke…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Grey, Vanessa Marshall Tiya Sircar


Watch The Mandalorian Panel Livestream from Star Wars Celebration!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch The Mandalorian Panel Livestream from Star Wars Celebration! Live from Star Wars Celebration 2019 you can watch the full The Mandalorian panel livestream in the player below! Kicking off at 12 PM ET, the panel will include executive producer and writer Jon Favreau and executive producer and director Dave Filoni. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gpt...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Chicago, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, New Republic, McCormick Place, Jango, Star Wars Celebration, Dave Filoni, Taika Waititi Thor, Pedro Pascal Kingsman, The Mandalorian, Jon Favreau Dave Filoni Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson Karen Gilchrist