Star Wars Celebration 2020 officially cancelled; re-scheduled for 2022 in Anaheim

Star Wars Celebration 2020 officially cancelled; re-scheduled for 2022 in Anaheim

Though it doesn't come as a surprise and was completely expected, there's a bit of bad news that was announced by Star Wars today: Celebration 2020 Anaheim has been cancelled. Originally scheduled to be held in Anaheim, California, on August 27-30 later this summer, the global COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the popular fan [...]

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

With the Skywalker Saga and The Clone Wars both having recently wrapped up, it feels in many ways like the first chapter of the Disney Star Wars era has concluded. And while there's a cynical group of fans who will ridicule the era, it has been the golden era of Star Wars, with an incredibly [...]

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim officially announced for August 27-30, 2020

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim officially announced for August 27-30, 2020

At Star Wars Celebration this spring it was announced that the next Celebration will be coming to Anaheim, California, and today the dates were officially revealed: August 27-30, 2020! That's later in the year than we're used to for Celebration, but it probably will give fans a bit more time to digest The Rise of [...]

7 highlights from Star Wars Celebration!

7 highlights from Star Wars Celebration!

Star Wars Celebration took place not too long ago, and there was a ton of information that was revealed.  It was the most anticipated Celebration in history, and it didn't disappoint!  There were a lot of highlights, but here are my top ten. 1. Star Wars fans spread love, not hate Unfortunately in recent years [...]

What we learned about three new characters from The Mandalorian at Star Wars Celebration

What we learned about three new characters from The Mandalorian at Star Wars Celebration

At the panel at Star Wars Celebration for The Mandalorian, Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni introduced the audience to three of the cast members of the show: Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, and Greef Carga.  The actors then gave us a bit of information about who their characters are.  Here's what we learned about these three [...]

In praise of The Star Wars Show, which is such an important and influential part of Celebration

In praise of The Star Wars Show, which is such an important and influential part of Celebration

As we continue to reflect on the awesome past weekend at Star Wars Celebration, I think it's appropriate to take the time to express gratitude to some people who are integral in making it as amazing of an experience as it is. The people behind the Star Wars Show.  The hosts, led by Andi Gutierrez [...]

Several authors collaborating on mysterious “Project Luminous” project, coming in 2020

Several authors collaborating on mysterious “Project Luminous” project, coming in 2020

Surprisingly, there weren't many announcements when it came to Star Wars publishing at Celebration this weekend, but there was a mysterious announcement that came at Monday's publishing panel. The panel featured five authors - Claudia Gray ("Lost Stars"; "Bloodline"; "Leia: Princess of Alderaan"; "Master and Apprentice"), Justina Ireland ("Lando's Luck"), Daniel José Older ("Last Shot"), [...]

Ray Park will actually do the fighting as Darth Maul in The Clone Wars!

Ray Park will actually do the fighting as Darth Maul in The Clone Wars!

At The Clone Wars panel at Star Wars Celebration on Sunday, Dave Filoni revealed some very exciting details about the long-awaited fight between Maul and Ahsoka. Filoni wanted this fight to be among the most epic and extensive he's ever done, and now that he's got more experience doing live-action stuff (with The Mandalorian), he [...]