Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Today at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, the main stage features a panel dedicated to the upcoming Disneyland and Walt Disney World lands, Galaxy's Edge.

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

"Disney bought me as part of the Fox acquisition," Josh Gad joked as he kicked off the panel.

There were some new concept art pieces shown of what Black Spire Outpost on Batuu will look like

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

And on Rise of The Resistance, the reveal that guests will be breaking out of a First Order Star Destroyer.

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]
"If you make it back from the mission, you'll be treated like a hero by the Resistance."

A video tease of the experience was shown, and it was filmed entirely in the attraction space. "No movie magic here."

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Specialty lightsabers were teased too, and we're terribly excited.

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]
"You can fully customize the lightsabers, so they really will be one of a kind."

Also, check out the exclusive Coca Cola items that will be available at Galaxy's Edge:

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC] Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]
Captain Rex from Star Tours will be part of Oga's Cantina! He apparently crash landed on Batuu, and was reprogrammed to be a DJ. Yes, Paul Rubens is back to voice him!

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Bill Kipsang Rotich will return to voice Nien Nunb:

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Frank OZ will voice Yoda for the experience as well!

Guests will be able to interact with special droids, lights, crates, and translation devices via a data pad.

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

Josh Gad Hosts Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration [SWCC]

You can watch the panel live here:

Galaxy's Edge is set to open at Disneyland on May 31st 2019, and Walt Disney World on August 29th.

About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.



Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 



Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 



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