Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams to Appear at Celebration Chicago


The guest list for Star Wars Celebration in Chicago is filling out with some of the biggest names in the saga in attendance.

Star Wars Celebration Chicago will be held April 11-15 at McCormick Place, and will feature panel discussions, Lucasfilm presentations, prop displays, a huge dealer room, and cosplay contests. The main attraction, however, is the list of celebrities that attend and hold autograph sessions.

Among the recent celebrity guests announced so far for Celebration Chicago include Ian McDiarmid, the Emperor himself, as well as Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian). Other featured celebrities include Alan Tudyk (K-2SO, Rogue One), Freddie Prinze Jr. (Kanan Jarrus in Star Wars Rebels), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano from Rebels and Clone Wars), Jason Isaacs (The Inquisitor in Star Wars Rebels) and the two Chewbaccas, Peter Mayhew and Joonas Suotamo.

Other guests attending include Daniel Logan (Episode II Boba Fett), Donald Faison (Star Wars: Resistance), Greg Grunberg (Episode VII), Jett Lucas (Episode III),  John Ratzenberger (The Empire Strikes Back, Cheers, Toy Story), Julian Glover (The Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Temuera Morrison (Jango Fett), and Timothy Zahn (Thrawn book series).

For more information on Celebration, click here to visit StarWarsCelebration.com.

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