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Kathleen Kennedy on What 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Title Means [SWCC]

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' SOMETHING Coming from Disney

Like THIS interview with LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy from MTVNews, which touches on two big things.Namely, the return of Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine during the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer (and subsequent panel), as well as confirmation that YES, something based on the Knight of the Old Republic is in the works[...]

Star Wars Celebration Heads to Anaheim in 2020

Star Wars Celebration Heads to Anaheim in 2020

Star Wars Celebration Chicago has just wrapped up, and the event has revealed they will be headed back to Anaheim in 2020.No dates have been revealed yet, but chances are it'll be during the same early to mid April like previous Celebrations.We can be reasonably sure it WON'T be the weekend of April 10th-12th 2020[...]


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Star Wars Celebration: We Take a Look at Collectibles From Galaxy's Edge!

While taking a spin on the Star Wars Celebration Chicago floor, we swung into the Galaxy's Edge experience and took a peak at some of the things that will await park guests when they attend the themed lands in Disneyland and Disney World this year In short: it was awesome Concept art was hung everywhere,[...]


Watch 'The Mandalorian' Panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

Watch 'The Mandalorian' Panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

We got our "first look" at the official logo during the Disney Investor's Day presentation earlier this week, and it was just enough to boost those hype tanks.Today, there is a full panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago dedicated to the show that was reportedly Kathleen Kennedy's idea, and we're hoping for the first teaser[...]

The Grand Tradition of the Running of the Wilrow Hoods from Star Wars Celebration

The Grand Tradition of the Running of the Wilrow Hoods from Star Wars Celebration

He has become a favorite for many cosplayers and fans, and a big part of the Star Wars Celebration festivities with the "Running of the Wilrow Hoods".This year, over 100 Woods slow-dance-ran through the winding convention center of McCormick Place, chanting "ice cream ice cream" throughout their path.This may have been one of the largest[...]



Respawn Entertainment Reveals Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Trailer [SWCC]

Respawn Entertainment Reveals Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Trailer [SWCC]

Today during Star Wars: Celebration, Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts revealed the trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The game will put you in the shoes of Cal Kestis, who is one of the last surviving members of the Jedi Order following the purge that took place after the call of Order 66. Now […]

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Hasbro Reveals!

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Hasbro Reveals!

Habro held their Star Wars Celebration panel yesterday afternoon, where they revealed their summer slate of Black Series, Vintage Collection, and exclusives that collectors will be gobbling up until The Rise of Skywalker toys hit in the fall Some really great stuff was shown, and they have now sent over official images of all of[...]

Maya Rudolph Joins Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series [SWCC]

Today during Star Wars: Celebration, ILMxLAB announced that SNL alum Maya Rudolph has joined the cast of Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series. Rudolph will be playing the role of ZOE3, who was described as "a quick-witted droid co-pilot that audiences will partner with throughout the story". We have the trailer featuring Rudolph and […]


LIVE From 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Panel At Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

LIVE From 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Panel At Star Wars Celebration Chicago [SWCC]

It's here, Star Wars fans! The panel we've all been waiting for- the Star Wars: Episode IX extravaganza live at Celebration. We'll be reporting from the room where it happens, the Wintrust Arena beginning at 11am (CMT) to bring you the news we're hoping gets announced today. You know, like the title of the film? A poster? A […]

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Day 1 Small Gallery: Cosplay and Collectables [SWCC]

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Day 1 Small Gallery: Cosplay and Collectables [SWCC]

Star Wars Celebration kicked off today in Chicago, bringing together fans from across the known universe to celebrate their love of the galaxy far, far away.Our first day gallery is light, and that's because for the first time in >this< writer's convention life, con exclusives were purchased, which took about 2.5 hours of line time[...]

ANOVOS Continues to Make Collectors Mad With New Refund Policy

ANOVOS Continues to Make Collectors Mad With New Refund Policy

You may want to avoid this booth at Star Wars Celebration this weekend Or you may want to pull up a chair and bring some popcorn, there may be a show. ANOVOS, high-end costume and prop maker mostly known for their Star Wars products, is in hot water yet again from collectors and the cosplay[...]

Jon Favreau Says 'The Mandalorian' Scale Close to First 'Star Wars' Film

No doubt, we'll be hearing more on those this week as Star Wars Celebration kicks off in Chicago today (April 11th).Favreau recently took part in a discussion at the Directors Guild of America with James Cameron where the pair discuss pretty much everything two filmmakers of their caliber would talk about, including camera advances, special effects[...]

Watch the Chicago PD Get into the Star Wars Celebration Spirit [VIDEO]

Watch the Chicago PD Get into the Star Wars Celebration Spirit [VIDEO]

Today is the day, Star Wars fans- Star Wars Celebration is set to kick off at 1pm (CMT) in Chicago Fans from all over the galaxy are here (just last night, we met fans from Italy, Japan, and Australia), and even the local public safety officials got into the spirit.The Chicago Police Department released a[...]

JJ Abrams Comments on Returning to 'Star Wars' and Completing the Saga

. The Episode IX Star Wars Celebration Chicago panel will take place on Friday April 12th at 11am (CMT) It'll be streamed via StarWars.com, and we'll have coverage for you from on the ground at the event.JJ Abrams directs Star Wars: Episode IX from a script by Abrams and Chris Terio It'll star Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John[...]

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Yeah We're Gonna Need ALL of Beeline Creative's Geeki Tikis at Star Wars Celebration

That moment you realize you need a bigger shelf to display ALL of Beeline Creative's Star Wars-themed Geeki Tikis offerings, and possibly a bigger suitcase to bring things home from Star Wars Celebration Chicago because of them.Seriously though, the Celebration exclusives this year are just too perfect, and we can't decide which thing we want[...]