Today, Director/Writer J.J. Abrams and Producer Kathleen Kennedy were joined by stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, Naomi Ackie, Joonas Suotamo and Anthony Daniels, and droids BB-8 and D-0, for a panel discussion at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, moderated by Stephen Colbert.
Fans attending the panel were thrilled to get a first look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The title of the final installment of the Skywalker saga was revealed today, along with the first trailer for the film and a new teaser poster.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in U.S. theaters on December 20.
DisneyParksLIVE will live stream “Bringing Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to Life at Disney Parks” from Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Saturday, April 13 at 11:00am CST.
This panel is dedicated to all things Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and features Chris Beatty, Asa Kalama, Margaret Kerrison and Scott Trowbridge from Walt Disney Imagineering and Doug Chiang and Matt Martin from Lucasfilm.
Anthony Daniels, the legendary actor who brought the goldenrod droid C-3PO to life in every Star Wars saga film so far as well as Rogue One, is headed to Star Wars Celebration Chicago.
Join him on Sunday at 5:15 p.m. as he presents “Droidography” on the Galaxy Stage, an hour of personal stories, hilarious wit, and an unforgettable in-person experience. Expect the unexpected as Daniels has a marvelous time, sometimes at the expense of unsuspecting audience members.
Or meet the man behind your favorite protocol droid in room W190A all day on Saturday and Sunday of Celebration weekend to get an autograph or say hello in one of over six million forms of communication. For more details, click here.
Star Wars Celebration Chicago will take place April 11-15 at McCormick Place. Visit StarWarsCelebration.com for tickets and more information!
During this Membership Magic event, Disney Vacation Club Members and special guests will enjoy Star Wars-themed foods and beverages, meet favorite Star Wars characters, pose for photos with Star Wars set pieces and props, and more.
The culinary team behind this event has developed a carefully crafted menu that promises to satisfy even a Wookiee-sized appetite. The epic lineup includes hors d’oeuvres, specialty beverages and all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet featuring a salad cone station (try the Endor Cous Cous!), a small-bites station (including a Tatooine Cheeseburger Spring Roll), a bowl action station (with Alderaan Bean Wat with Basmati Scented Rice and Cilantro among the options) and a carving station. Sweet options range from a Blue Milk Panna Cotta to Darth Vader Cupcakes to BB-8 Mousse Domes.
When you aren’t blasting through the buffet or snapping selfies with treasures of the Star Wars galaxy, you’ll dance to the tunes of a DJ who will provide a stellar soundtrack to transport you to your favorite planet.
The cost per person is $225 for adults and $210 for children (inclusive of tax and gratuity), and separate Theme Park admission is required. Eligible Members can book this experience for themselves and as many as 5 guests, per Membership. Members may make reservations here.
As a part of Membership Extras, an incidental benefit, these Member benefits are subject to change, availability or termination and may require a fee. Membership Extras are available with eligible ownership interests. Visit http://disneyvacationclub.com/memextraspolicy for more information.