Star Wars: Celebration





John Boyega Learned the Title for Episode IX 24 Hours Before We Did

John Boyega Learned the Title for Episode IX 24 Hours Before We Did

We think it’s probably time to stop asking Star Wars actors about what is happening in the movies because it really seems like they have no idea what is going on. The scary NDA’s that the Marvel actors signed are just as strong as the NDA’s that the Star Wars actors sign. Fandango got the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 StarWars.com 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 […]

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! 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 in Chicago.   […]

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 […]


Star Wars Celebration 2019 Chicago Poster Revealed, Guest Announcements Too!

2019 will see the Star Wars Celebration convention stop by in Chicago, and we’ve got our first look at the exclusive poster created for this year’s event. Along with the poster reveal, was the announcement that Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo will be attending the Celebration this year, as well as Sam Witer, Greg Grunberg, Greg Proops, Dave Chapman, Ian McElhinney, Orli Shoshan, and […]

CONFIRMED: ReedPOP Acquires UK-based MCM Comic Con

Update: Original Forbes report from Rob Salkowitz is attributed/linked. Confirming what Bleeding Cool had been reporting on as far back as May 2017 and as recently as this past weekend (here and here), pop culture event organizer ReedPOP (a division of Reed Exhibitions) announced that it is acquiring MCM. MCM is the organization responsible for the […]

‘American Gods’ Orlando Jones Appointed Cosmunity Chief Strategy Officer

Not to be outdone by the “didn’t-see-that-coming”  Chapterhouse/Jay Baruchel deal announced earlier this week, geek-connecting app Cosmunity announced that American Gods actor, razor-sharp twitterer and “King of Fandom” himself Orlando Jones has been appointed as the app’s Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Launched in early 2017, Cosmunity is a social-networking and peer-to-peer marketplce app that allows […]


Tales From The Toilet (A Star Wars Celebration Orlando Story)

This article was written by freelance photographer Denzel Eslinger. I (meaning Kaitlyn) did not go in the men’s room at SWCO. Feel free to share your amusing toilet stories with Denzel on his twitter. Convention are funny places. You’ll always see and hear some unique things some will warm your heart, some will enrage you, […]



Cosplay Roundup From Star Wars Celebration

  Star Wars Celebration Orlando has come to a close and it’s been a heck of an experience. If you’ve kept up with our coverage over the weekend you’ll know that our crew has been beating the bushes (and standing in lines) to bring you some of the breaking happenings throughout. As with most pop-culture conventions […]