Star Wars Celebration, announced the new dates of the 2022 edition

Star Wars Celebration, announced the new dates of the 2022 edition

Star Wars Celebration

Good news for fans of the universe created by George Lucas. The 2022 Star Wars Celebration will be held May 26-29 in Anaheim, California, well ahead of the originally scheduled period, August. The organizers of the big convention have decided to skip the 2020 and this year's edition due to the health emergency.

Previously purchased tickets will in any case remain valid for 2022 unless someone do not want to get a refund. In that case, simply go to the convention's official website and make your request by June 11 this year.

The first edition of the Star Wars Celebration was held in 1999, the year Episode I was released. - The Phantom Menace. The last, in chronological order, was instead that of 2019 in Chicago, where fans were able to view the trailer for Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker, and get a first look at the video game Jedi Fallen Order and the first season of The Mandalorian.

Announced the new dates of the Star Wars Celebration

Considering the fact that the panorama of the franchise is now in great expansion, especially as regards the television side, the new edition of the convention could represent the ideal opportunity to have the first trailer of Obi-Wan Kenobi, whose shooting started yesterday.

Disney and Lucasfilm are also working on Andor, a prequel series dedicated to one of the protagonists of Rogue One, and on the show focused on Ahsoka Tano, a well-known character played by Rosario Dawson and who first appeared in live action in the second season of The Mandalorian.

Still no news, however, regarding the future of the film saga. For now, only the release of Rogue Squadron has been announced, a spinoff directed by Patty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman, which will hit US theaters in 2023.

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Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022 Is Coming 3 Months Sooner

With vaccines rolling out across the country, in-person gatherings are finding calendar dates again. Star Wars fans can look forward to their next event even sooner than planned, as Lucasfilm has moved the next Star Wars Celebration date up by three months, from August 2022 to May 2022.

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim was initially scheduled for August 18-21, 2022. Instead, Lucasfilm announced today that the event will run from May 26-29, 2022.

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'These new dates will provide fans with more incredible offerings to enjoy at Star Wars Celebration,' the organizers wrote in the official announcement.

Star Wars Celebration is the one-stop shop for Star Wars announcements. Celebration 2019 revealed the title of Episode IX, The Rise of Skywalker, along with a trailer for the film. The event also featured the first event-only Mandalorian footage, along with character reveals for the show, and tons of Clone Wars reveals. Gamers, meanwhile, got an early look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Disney has a big batch of Star Wars movies and shows planned. Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins' Rogue Squadron and Taika Waititi's untitled project are headed to the big screen. For television, Disney has announced shows for Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Cassian Andor, Lando Calrissian, Boba Fett, and more. While the Book of Boba Fett is releasing this year, many of these projects are further out, and we can likely look forward to reveals for some of them come next May.

According to the official announcement, fans who want to keep their tickets don't have to do anything. If those new dates don't work, though, you can request a refund through the Star Wars Celebration website.