The Last Jedi, Rebels, Battlefront 2, the 40th anniversary and more.
Star Wars Celebration takes place April 13-16th in Orlando, but fans who can’t attend the annual convention have an easy way to watch the convention for free online. Make sure to check out all the biggest news we’re expecting to come out of Celebration this year.
April 13, Star Wars Show LIVE begins streaming Celebration starting at 8:00 a.m. PT/11:00 a.m. ET through Sunday, April 16, 2:00 p.m. PT/5:00 p.m. ET. It can be watched on:
Celebration kicks off with “40 Years of Star Wars,” which will stream live on Thursday, April 13, from 11am-12:30pm ET. Confirmed guests at this retrospective panel, hosted by Warwick Davis, include Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker), Ian McDiarmid (the Emperor/Darth Sidious), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), Kathleen Kennedy (Lucasfilm President), and Dave Filoni (executive producer, Star Wars Rebels).
Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy and director Rian Johnson will be on hand (and likely accompanied by some very special guests) for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi panel, which will be streamed Friday, April 14, from 11am-12:30pm ET. We’re expecting the first trailer for the Force Awakens follow-up to drop at that time.
Another must-see panel being streamed Friday the 14th is Mark Hamill’s tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, which will stream from 5:30-6:30pm ET.
The Star Wars Rebels panel will stream Saturday, April 15, from 11am-12:30pm ET. Exec producer Dave Filoni and special guests will be on hand to give attendees a sneak peek at Season Four of the Disney XD animated series.
DICE, Criterion and Motive will offer gamers and Star Wars fans their first good look at Star Wars Battlefront II on Saturday, April 15. According to EA. the Battlefront II panel will be streamed from 2:30-3:30pm ET. The game’s new trailer will have its Galaxywide Premiere at Celebration.
Star Wars Celebration’s closing ceremony will also be streamed on Sunday, April 16, from 4:00-5:00pm ET.
IGN will be at Star Wars Celebration in force (pun intended) so keep an eye out for all of our coverage from the convention! And make sure to check out all the awesome cosplay in our gallery below:
Jim Vejvoda is Executive Editor, Movies at IGN. Talk to him on Twitter about Star Wars and everything else at @JimVejvoda.