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ANTHONY DANIELS ANNOUNCED FOR STEEL CITY CON

on February 17, 2017 - 10:01pm

Steel City Con has announced Anthony Daniels will be attending their show on Saturday, April 8th.  The show, which has long been dedicated to providing Star Wars signers to it's patrons, happens April 7-9 at the Monroeville Convention Center, just outside of Pittsburgh. 

From the Steel City Con website:

"The Steel City Comic Con is pleased to announce that Anthony Daniels will be attending the upcoming Steel City Comic Con!   Anthony Daniels is best known for playing            
C-3PO in the Star Wars film series.  Daniels also voiced C-3PO in the Star Wars radio serial based on the

ACTOR JIMMY VEE ANNOUNCED AS THE NEW R2-D2

on February 16, 2017 - 12:11am

Actor Jimmy Vee will be taking over the role of R2-D2 following the death of Kenny Baker, who had been synonymous since the droid's screen debut in 1977.  The announcement came via the Oh So Small talent agency's social media accounts.

Oh So Small made the following post on their Facebook page on February 13th.

"In 2014, we began to assist Disney & LucasFilm with the casting of various actors & creature performers in the Star Wars franchise. Three years later, we're thrilled to announce that 'OhSoSmall' actor Jimmy Vee is the new R2-D2!"

The following press release was published on the

KATHLEEN KENNEDY AND STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI DIRECTOR RIAN JOHNSON TO APPEAR AT STAR WARS CELEBRATION

on February 15, 2017 - 9:42pm

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson are the latest Spotlight Guests announced for Star Wars Celebration.  The announcement came via official Star Wars social media channels.

"Join Kathleen Kennedy and director Rian Johnson + so many special guests on Friday, April 14th! #SWCO #StarWars http://bit.ly/2kTrZmS"

From the Star Wars Celebration Website.

"Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will appear on stage at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando on Friday, April 14th.

COLIN CANTWELL TO ATTEND GALAXYFEST

on February 14, 2017 - 12:10am

Colin Cantwell, concept artist for A New Hope, will be attending GalaxyFest February 24-26,2017 at the Antlers Wyndham Hotel in Colorado Springs.  The announcement came via the artist and author's Facebook page.

"My first big convention is coming up. I'm a bit nervous but also excited. Hope to meet many of you at Galaxy Fest in Colorado Springs Feb 24-26!"

Cantwell is credited with developing such memorable Star Wars ships as the Death Star, X-Wing, TIE Fighter, the original Millennium Falcon, Star Destroyer and Y-Wing.

FELICITY JONES AMONG FIRST SIGNING GUESTS ANNOUNCED FOR STAR WARS CELEBRATION ORLANDO

on February 8, 2017 - 8:25pm

Rogue One star Felicty Jones highlights the initial list of signing guests for Star Wars Celebration. The announcements came by way of Star Wars Authentics updating their website for autograph and photo ops sales for the galaxy's biggest party, which will occur April 13-16th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  For those of you who can't wait until the end of this piece to place your pre-orders for tickets, you can head over HERE now. 

Also available fro pre-sale are Ian McDiarmid, Steve Blum, Garrick Hagon, Dave Barclay Deep Roy, Elizabeth McGlynn, and Jeremy

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