It was safe to assume that “Rogue One” would have a big presence at Celebration Europe this year, and it looks like that will definitely be the case, as it has just been announced over at StarWars.com’s new online series “The Star Wars Show” that both Director Gareth Edwards, and Kathleen Kennedy will be attending the event in July to talk about all things “Rogue One”!
Here are the details about Gareth Edwards and Kathleen Kennedy’s appearance at Celebration Europe in a press release sent to us from Lucasfilm, as well as details on their new online series “The Star Wars Show”:
Kathleen Kennedy and Gareth Edwards to Attend Star Wars Celebration Europe
The president of Lucasfilm will be joined by the director of Rogue One and special guests for an opening day event at the massive fan gathering this July
“Secret mission? What plans? What are you talking about?”
Find out, when Gareth Edwards – director of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — joins Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and some special guests for a Rogue One panel at Celebration Europe on July 15th for what is sure to be a can’t-miss event! Visit starwarscelebration.com for tickets, and check back closer to the show for queuing and wristband details.
LUCASFILM AND DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA PREMIERE THE STAR WARS SHOW
New weekly variety series celebrates the franchise, fans, and fun of the world of Star Wars
SAN FRANCISCO — (MAY 11, 2016) — Lucasfilm and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) today premiere an all-new digital variety series, The Star Wars Show.
Starting this week, the seven minute show recaps the latest happenings in the Star Wars galaxy directly from the source, showcasing the energy, excitement, and passion of the fan community, as well as sitting down with prominent superfans. Hosts Andi Gutierrez and Peter Townley unveil the latest headlines from a galaxy far, far away as well as chat with special guest stars to explore all things Star Wars.
Episodes of The Star Wars Show will be available every Wednesday at 12:00 pm PT on the Star Wars YouTube channel, StarWars.com, the official Star Wars app (available on iOS and Android), and Star Wars social media channels, including Facebook and Twitter.
“There’s an abundance of Star Wars news and information right now and for the foreseeable future,” Mickey Capoferri, senior director of content and programming at Lucasfilm said. “The Star Wars Show will be the place for new and old fans to engage with every aspect of the franchise in fun and authentic ways.”
The Star Wars Show will cover exclusive news and stories about Star Wars films, television shows, books, comics, video games, merchandise, toys, fan culture, art, and more. Special guests including celebrity superfans will be featured weekly to talk about their fandom, reveal never-before-seen footage, offer behind-the-scenes looks, and more.
The Star Wars Show — show description
The Star Wars Show is a new online variety series celebrating the franchise, fans, and fun of the world of Star Wars. The Star Wars Show recaps the latest happenings in the Star Wars galaxy directly from the source, showcasing the energy, excitement, and passion of the fan community, as well as sitting down with prominent superfans. It’s a show for fans, by fans, made in the same building as Star Wars; covering the films, characters, news, interviews and more. It’s all Star Wars, all the time…seven minutes at a time…once a week.
Available on StarWars.com, the official Star Wars app (available on iOS and Android), Star Wars YouTube channel. Additional exclusive content will be available on official Star Wars social media channels.
It’s gonna be great to hear Gareth Edwards and Kathleen Kennedy talk about “Rogue One” again, where this time I’m sure they will be able to share more details on it than they were able to at Celebration Anaheim last year. And could we possible get a new trailer at that discussion? We’ll find out in just two short months!