The Star Wars Celebration News Roundup – 4.19.15


Star Wars Celebration News

With Star Wars Celebration taking place this weekend, a ton of news and updates came along. We’ve rounded up the highlights for you here!

The Force Awakens News and Rumors

First up, the new trailer debuted as you’re already well aware. Soon after arrived the parodies and reactions and they were awesome. 

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer 2

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser #2 at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim with Crowd Reaction

Mark Hamill describes his VO for The Force Awakens Trailer

I also wanted to share Father Roderick’s trailer reaction video. Rod, as we knew him on TheForce.Net, created numerous CG trailers in the early days of the prequels and was a great contributer to TFN. Seeing his reaction to the trailer definitely brings a smile to my face. Check out his reaction:

J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy presented a bunch of new photos and details on “The Force Awakens”:

BB-8 droid from “The Force Awakens” rolls out on stage at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim

On the show floor, an impressive display of costumes and props gave fans their first look at the series, as well as giving the revelation that the Empire is now the “First Order” and the Rebellion is now the “Resistance.”

Elsewhere at Celebration and online, other details emerged:


Here’s the poster being handed out to Celebration attendees!

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Moving through the crowds at celebration grabbing all the merchandise a fan boy needs.

A video posted by @john_boyega on

Rogue One News and Rumors

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One Teaser Trailer – Star Wars Celebration


Around The Web





Having so much fun hanging out with my mom, R2, and BB8 #starwarscelebration

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With THE Darth Maul: Mr. #RayPark! #willtherealdarthmaulpleasestandup #starwarscelebration

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Stopped by toontown to check on my boy. #Disneyland

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