Disney is generating excitement and praise with its current blitz of Star Wars related teasers and information. At WIRED, Brian Barrett discusses the latest, writing:
JUST AS MILLIONS of monarch butterflies migrate to Piedra Herrada each winter, thousands of Star Wars faithful have descended on Chicago for Star Wars Celebration 2019. But if you couldn’t make the trip—or very reasonably had something else going on—you can watch the five-day festival from the comfort of your computer, starting at noon Eastern time Friday. Yes, that’s when they’ll be talking about Star Wars: Episode IX. You can follow along live right here:
What kind of tidbits can you expect from that kickoff panel? Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy will be on stage, potentially presenting both a teaser trailer and a name for the last chapter in the new Star Wars trilogy. (Revenge of the Porgs?) If you just can’t wait, here’s some rampant speculation to whet your appetite. Update: We have a name and a trailer! Get ready for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker later this year:
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