Star Wars Episode IX Panel Announced For Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Lucasfilm and Disney have now announced that there will be a special Star Wars Episode IX panel in April during the Star Wars Celebration Chicago event.

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars Episode IX director JJ Abrams are the first people announced for this special panel. More names are to be announced at a later date which could include additional cast members.

More information about the panel was announced via the official Star Wars website. You can read the full details posted down below.

"With the culmination of the Skywalker Saga arriving before the end of the year, the Star Wars: Episode IX panel is one you will definitely not want to miss! With Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: Episode IX director J.J. Abrams appearing on stage, you can count on plenty of surprises and special guests to keep your imagination buzzing for the rest of Celebration! Live on the Celebration Stage; streamed to the Galaxy and Twin Suns Stages. Star Wars Celebration Chicago will take place April 11-15 at McCormick Place. Visit for tickets and more info!"

It is also expected that this panel will also show us the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX. So stay tuned on all of the latest details! Episode IX releases in North America on December 20th, 2019.

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