Fans of a galaxy from afar gathered in California for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. It was the first such congress since 2019 Chicago Festival and brought a set of announcements , video games and genre. The four-day event took place Thursday through Sunday.
Unlike the last few Festivities, this convention was not focused on an upcoming film. It relies heavily on upcoming Disney Plus series instead. We took a look(the prequel to ), some concrete details about glimpse of the and a trailer for .
The next Star Wars Celebration will take place in London in April 2023.
Grab our daily coverage below.
Thursday, May 26th
The show started with one of the big panels. Lucasfilm Studio Showcase gave usa for The Mandalorian season 3 and the announcement of .
The panel also advertised some non-Star Wars Lucasfilm movies, giving usand .
Readers tasted upcoming novels at The High Republic: For Light and Life panel, during which the authors revealed details aboutset hundreds of years before the Skywalker Saga.
Friday, May 27th
After getting up early (or staying awake) to watch the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, those attending the Light & Magic panel was probably a bit sleepy. Solo director Ron Howard and writer Lawrence Kasdan made everyone furious with a preview of six-part documentary on Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm’s special effects division, ahead of its Disney Plus release on July 27.
Do you remember how exciting it was to see Yoda use a lightsaber for the first time? That was two decades ago (don’t feel old; it’s okay, is fine), and the Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary Celebration celebrated the second film in George Lucas’ prequel trilogy.
Actors Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen made surprising appearances to delight the crowd, joining a panel that included co-stars Anthony Daniels, Temeura Morrison, Daniel Logan, along with artist Doug Chiang, visual effects supervisor John Knoll and sound editor Matthew Wood.
For collectors, the Hasbro Star Wars Panel proposed look at upcoming waves of 3.75-inch figures and the highly detailed 6-inch Black Series, including theseen in Obi-Wan Kenobi.
We also got thethe sequel to Fallen Order 2019, and the announcement of animated series which is set during the High Republican era.
Saturday, May 28th
The first major panel of the day: Mando +: Conversation with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni brought us an extended trailer for season 3 that alluded to returning characters and a trip to the ruined Mandalore. The trailer has not yet been released online.
It also yielded a, along with confirmation that it would bring the Ghost crew of CGI animated series Rebels into real-life combat. Natasha Liu Bordizzo was revealed to be the actor playing Sabine Wren.
We saw a new animated show unveiled on an afternoon panel: Tales of the Jedi is a CGI animated series of shorts. It’s about.
Sunday, May 29th
The final day of the convention was bright Star Wars: The Evil Set Season 2. The team behind thegave us and fall 2022 Disney Plus release date.
That was followed by A look back at Star Wars: Visionswho dived into last year. This panel also revealed that the show .
At the closing ceremony of the congress, the actor of the Grand Inquisitor of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Rupert Friend, revealed that the next Star Wars Celebration will take place. 7 to 10 April 2023, at Excel Center London.
Where can I look at the Star Wars Celebration Anaheim panels?
If you haven’t been able to get to the show or just want to relive it, you can stream some parts of the official Star Wars YouTube channel and so on StarWars.com. Recordings of some panels will be uploaded later.