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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]
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, 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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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[...]
We Need Bill Sienkiewicz's Star Wars Celebration 2019 Leia Piece
Legendary artist Bill Sienkiewicz just shared three of his new pieces for Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and we NEED the Princess General Leia one. Obviously, all three are incredible pieces– The Kylo Ren one is 11×17 in mixed media on watercolor paper, Sienkiewicz shared on his post. Darth Vader is 24×30 mixed media on board. And our Princess General, 11×17[...]
Hallmark PopMinded Bringing Exclusives to Star Wars Celebration Chicago
Hallmark PopMinded is bringing a bunch of cool exclusives that collectors are going to freak out about getting at this years Star Wars Celebration Chicago New ornaments, Itty Bittys pins, and maybe the coolest salt and pepper shaker of all-time will be available at the show, along with the usual buttons they hand out all[...]
Star Wars Celebration Exclusives Coming From LEGO, Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant and LEGO will be at Star Wars Celebration next month, bringing exclusives that will be hard to get and much desired LEGO will have their first LEGO bust, while Gentle Giant will have two amazing looking busts available of a Star Wars Rebels general and a stunning version of a fan-favorite villain Check[...]
Hayden Christensen Heads to Star Wars Celebration Chicago!
He was supposed to be the chosen one, and after a long absence from the galaxy far, far away Hayden Christensen is headed to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago next month! Christensen played young-adult Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels, eventually becoming *gasp* Darth Vader at the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. This means he'll more[...]
The Entire Schedule for Star Wars Celebration Chicago is Now LIVE!
The day we've been [dreading] waiting for is here! The FULL panel schedule for next month's Star Wars Celebration Chicago has been released! Here's some highlights from to hold you over: Celebration Stage Schedule Wintrust Arena The Celebration Stage will shine with bright stars and original entertainment all weekend Hosted by Celebration fan favorite and actor Warwick Davis,[...]
Funko Reveals Their Star Wars Celebration Chicago Exclusives
Funko has revealed their exclusives that will be available at this years Star Wars Celebration being held in Chicago April 11-15 One thing is for certain: fans of chrome Pops will be super excited Funko runs their booth at Celebration like SDCC and other big cons, meaning that the only way to get into their[...]
Disney+ Series 'The Mandalorian' Heads to Star Wars Celebration for a Panel
We are thrilled to report that the upcoming Disney+ streaming service Star Wars spinoff series The Mandalorian is heading to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago for a panel! From Star Learn about the perilous world of The Mandalorian with Jon Favreau (executive producer and writer) and Dave Filoni (executive producer and director) in a special panel discussion on Sunday,[...]
Forest Whitaker, Katee Sackhoff Headed to Star Wars Celebration
Star Wars Celebration in Chicago isn't slowing down on guest announcements ahead of their April show, adding Forest Whitaker and Katee Sackhoff! Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera Oscar winning actor Forest Whitaker brought grizzled extremist leader Saw Gerrera to life in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and we're super excited he'll be joining his fellow cosmic conflict alum[...]
Yes, Star Wars Celebration Will Have a 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Panel!
We knew it was coming, but this morning Star Wars Celebration Chicago confirmed that yes, there will be a panel devoted to the upcoming final chapter of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: Episode IX. This is the panel you've been waiting for! Don't miss the Star Wars: Episode IX panel with director @jjabrams at #StarWarsCelebration Chicago! Want Friday[...]
There's Gonna Be a Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago
We're about a month away from Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and the panel details keep on rollin' like those Ewok rocks on Endor. Today, it was the reveal of a panel all about the newly-built Star Wars lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, Galaxy's Edge. According to, there will be a panel on Saturday April 13th[...]