The Star Wars Show | Rogue One Comes Home, Celebration News, and Star Wars Collecting

This week, The Star Wars Show brings news of the galaxy far, far away straight to the fans! A big Celebration Orlando panel is announced, the date for Rogue One on digital download and DVD/Blu-ray is revealed, and highlights from New York Toy Fair are shared. On the subject of toys, co-host Andi Gutierrez sits down with The Toy Hunter, Jordan Hembrough.

All this and more can be found in the video below:

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Drowning in Moonlight Memorial Gala to Honor Carrie Fisher at Celebration Orlando

Memorial Gala to honor Carrie Fisher during Star Wars Celebration Orlando

Thursday night, April 13th, when the lights go out at Star Wars Celebration, one group of fans is seeing to it that the celebrating won’t be over. They are the hosts of Drowning in Moonlight: the memorial gala in honor of Carrie Fisher being held poolside at the adjacent Rosen Centre Hotel. The party kicks off at 7:30 and features a silent auction, a custom photo booth, exclusive merchandise, and an ever-growing roster of special guests. Tickets to the gala are $40 per person with a special price of $75 for couples that runs through Valentine’s Day. All proceeds will benefit The Midnight Mission, a charity that was close to Ms. Fisher’s heart.

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Star Wars Celebration | ‘The Last Jedi’ Director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Confirmed

KATHLEEN KENNEDY AND STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI DIRECTOR RIAN JOHNSON TO APPEAR AT STAR WARS CELEBRATION
ANNOUNCING A SPECIAL PANEL FEATURING THE FILMMAKERS BEHIND STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI!

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer and director Rian Johnson are confirmed to appear at Star Wars Celebration Orlando on Friday, April 14, for a special panel discussion. While specifics are still under wraps, the talk promises to feature a few surprises and special guests, kickstarting what is sure to be an exciting and memorable weekend.

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Star Wars Celebration: Felicity Jones Set to Appear!

ROGUE ONE’S FELICITY JONES TO APPEAR AT STAR WARS CELEBRATION IN ORLANDO
THE FAN-FAVORITE ACTRESS WILL SIGN AT THE STAR WARS CELEBRATION AUTOGRAPH HALL!

Don’t tell the Empire — the galaxy’s newest rebel is coming to Star Wars Celebration. Felicity Jones, who starred as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will sign at the Star Wars Celebration Autograph Hall in Orlando this April, The Topps Company and Authenticators, Inc. announced today.

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The Star Wars Show | Major Marvel/Star Wars Comics Crossover News and More!

Star Wars news comes fast and furious this week on The Star Wars Show! Major Marvel/Star Wars comics crossover news, Celebration signings announced, another visit to the set of Rogue One, and much more. Get all the latest in the video below:

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Help Make Eli’s Star Wars Celebration Wish Come True

Eli’s Star Wars Celebration Wish

Star Wars fans have proven time and again that they are some of the most generous people in this galaxy. Now there’s a new opportunity to help fulfill the wish of a young man named Eli to attend Star Wars Celebration Orlando.

W.I.S.H Indiana, part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, would love to make Eli’s dream come true. Find out more about Eli’s Story below:

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Drowning in Moonlight: A Carrie Fisher Memorial Gala

Drowning in Moonlight is a memorial benefit in honor of Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) and in the service of The Midnight Mission – a cause that was close to Ms. Fisher’s heart. The gala is scheduled to be held on Thursday, the 13th of April, 2017 in Orlando, Florida in concert with Star Wars Celebration Orlando. The event is being coordinated by the team from Tosche Station and the Star Wars Podcast Alliance with support from an ever-growing list of prominent Celebration personalities, sponsors, and fan sites including Full of Sith, Jedi News, Coffee With Kenobi, Star Wars Report, Retro Zap, and more.

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Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 Hosts Announced, Including Lattes With Leia’s Amy Ratcliffe!

Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 takes place April 13-16, and the hosts for the event have been officially announced. Fan favorite Warwick Davis will be hosting the Celebration Stage, and David Collins will fulfill his duties at the Digital Stage. The host of the Behind-the-Scenes Stage will be one of Coffee With Kenobi‘s own — Amy Ratcliffe, co-host of Lattes With Leia!

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Star Wars Celebration Orlando’s Stunning Badge Art Revealed!

STAR WARS CELEBRATION ORLANDO’S STUNNING BADGE ART

GET A FIRST LOOK AT ILLUSTRATIONS OF REY, KYLO REN, AND MORE, COMING SOON TO A LANYARD NEAR YOU.

Badge art has become its own Celebration highlight and tradition, and with good reason — each show has had unique illustrations, with different styles and approaches. Some years, there have been color themes with stylized takes on characters; other times, the focus has been on an animated series or specific movie. For Star Wars Celebration Orlando, coming April 13-16, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, the tradition continues into a totally new aesthetic: photorealistic sketches of characters from current Star Wars stories, with a hand-drawn feel. They come courtesy artist Paul Shipper and several are revealed below, exclusively on StarWars.com.

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My Recap of Birthday-Worthy Star Wars Reveals!

Jay’s Galactic Espressions
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On my 46th birthday (July 16), I was reduced to my 10-year-old self. I laughed, jumped for joy, squeed more than a few times, and quite literally performed at least one happy dance. My eyes were a little brighter, and my steps a little lighter. All because of Star Wars.

And that’s a good thing…a VERY good thing!

When it comes to Star Wars, I’m a big kid at heart anyway, as I’m most (or all) of you reading this right now can relate. Overall, it’s a great time to be a Star Wars fan, but with all of the news that came out of Star Wars Celebration Europe (SWCE) over the last few days, my kid-o-meter has flown off the charts!

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