Star Wars Celebration 2022: Everything Announced So Far – IGN

Star Wars Celebration 2022 has officially arrived and it not only appears to reveal what the future holds for the galaxy far, far away, but it also promises announcements for Indiana Jones 5Willow, and more.

In 2022, Star Wars Celebration runs from May 26 to May 29, and this roundup will collect all the biggest and best stories from the series. We’ll be constantly updating this page throughout the weekend, so check back often to make sure you don’t miss a thing!

Star Wars Andor Trailer and Release Date Revealed

Andor, the Disney+ original series with Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor, will officially premiere on August 31, 2022. Along with the release date news, Disney also shared the first trailer for the series which will be set five years before Rogue One. It has also been confirmed that the first season of Andor will consist of 12 episodes and a second part is in the works with another 12 episodes.

Star Wars Andor: The Rebellion Begins Trailer Breakdown

Check out our breakdown of the Star Wars Andor trailer for a scene-by-scene recap of this Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel.

Andor is the first Star Wars show for Disney that “doesn’t rely” on StageCraft

In an interview with IGN, Andor executive producer Sanne Wohlenberg has revealed that the upcoming Disney+ show will be the first Star Wars show not to rely on Stagecraft, the immersive CGI screen that was used for The Mandalorian, Book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

“We didn’t work with Stagecraft at all for our show, no,” Andor executive producer Sanne Wohlenberg says in an interview with IGN at Star Wars Celebration. “This is the first Star Wars show for Disney Plus that hasn’t delved into this technology.”

Andor: Mon Mothma’s Rebellion in the Galactic Senate

Mon Mothma actress Genevieve O’Reilly discusses the state of the Galactic Senate during the height of Palpatine’s power.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor announced, first trailer and 2023 release revealed

Star Wars Celebration 2022 introduced to fans the announcement of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor alongside its first trailer and a 2023 release window. Survivor once again follows Cal Kestis and his mission to escape the Empire and those who seek to hunt him and the remaining Jedi.

Fans React to Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Trailer Debut at Celebration 2022

Star Wars: Skeleton Crew officially announced for 2023 with Jude Law

Disney has officially announced Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, a new Disney+ original series that will launch in 2023 and will star Jude Law. Created by Jon Watts and Christopher Ford of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Star Wars: Skeleton Crew will follow a group of 10-year-old children from a small planet who get lost in this galaxy far, far away and must try to find their way back. The story will take place after Return of the Jedi and will fit into the timeline of The Mandalorian and Ahsoka.

The Mandalorian season 3 is coming in 2023

Disney revealed that the third season of The Mandalorian will premiere in February 2023 on Disney+.

The Mandalorian Season 3 Footage Gives A Glimpse Of Mando’s Redemption And The Looming Conflict With Bo-Katan

While it was only shown behind closed doors, IGN was part of the Star Wars Celebration panel that revealed the first footage from The Mandalorian’s third season. The sequence is something of a sizzle reel and reintroduces us to characters we’ve met before like Emily Swallow’s Armorer, Carl Weathers’ Greef Karga, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee’s Captain Carson Teva, Pelli Moto from Amy Sedaris, and more. However, the big target was Katee Sackhoff’s Bo-Katan Kryze, who seems to be on a collision course with Mando and Grogu.

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s production included a ‘Vader move specialist’ on set

Hayden Christensen spoke to IGN and revealed director Deborah Chow has a “A Vader movement specialist on set to make sure we stay true to the Vader we know and love.”

Ian McDiarmid on whether Palpatine will appear in Obi-Wan: ‘Don’t get your hopes up’

During Star Wars Celebration, Ian McDiarmid himself appeared to address rumors that his character Emperor Palpatine is part of Obi-Wan Kenobi. For those hoping for a “flesh” appearance from good old Sheev, McDiarmid warns that you shouldn’t “hope”.

Ian McDiarmid Says a Palpatine Prequel Series Would Be “Very Interesting”

Although Palpatine does not appear in Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ian McDiarmid said an Emperor Palpatine prequel series potentially starring Tom Hiddleston would be “very interesting”.

Hayden Christensen only needed 6 words to send the Star Wars celebration crowd wild

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor were hugely popular at this year’s Star Wars celebration as they return to Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi, respectively, after so long. However, it was six simple words – “This is where the fun begins” – to drive the crowd wild.

LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation Revealed

LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation is set to arrive on DIsney+ on August 5, 2022, and will see Rose, Rey, Finn, Poe, and Chewbacca take a vacation after defeating Emperor Palpatine. They’ll quickly learn that other Star Wars characters who’ve tried to take a peaceful vacation haven’t had much luck. Along with the return of many classic characters, Weird Al Yankovic will also make an appearance as Vic Vankoh.

Star Wars is getting a High Republic kids show

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is a new show headed to Disney+ and Disney Junior aimed at kindergarten children. Moreover, it is set during the High Republic era.

Indiana Jones 5 First Image Revealed During Star Wars Celebration

Harrison Ford stopped by Star Wars Celebration to help share the first image of Indiana Jones 5. Unfortunately, there was no trailer or additional story details.

Image credit: Disney

Image credit: Disney

Willow gets a new trailer at Star Wars Celebration

Willow received an official trailer at Star Wars Celebration and it was confirmed that Warwick Davis will return as the dwarf and wizard of Nelwyn Willow Ufgood in November. This sequel takes place 20 years after the 1988 original and Davis will be joined by Joanne Whalley (Sorsha!), Eri Kellyman, Ellie Bamber, and many more.

Willow 2022 trailer: big clues and even bigger questions about Baby Elora, the return of Joanne Whalley and more

After watching the Willow trailer, join us as we break down each scene shown and discuss the questions it raises about Baby Elora, the return of Joanne Whalley, and more.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords release date announced for Nintendo Switch

Not only was Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords announced for Nintendo Switch during Star Wars Celebration, but it was also announced that we will be playing it soon as the second KOTOR will be released on June 8, 2022.

Star Wars: The High Republic Will Feature Jedha Centuries Before The Empire

Marvel has revealed the next two Star Wars: High Republic comics heading to our galaxy, and they seem to take place centuries before the Skywalker saga. Launching in October 2022 as part of Phase 2 of the ongoing High Republic initiative, this series will introduce a new Jedi character named Vildar Mac and take place on Jedha, the holy moon introduced in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story .

Image Credit: Marvel/Disney

Image Credit: Marvel/Disney

There’s a small figurine of Akira Kurosawa hidden somewhere in some episodes of The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian executive producer and writer Dave Filoni has revealed that he hid a small action figure of Akira Kurosawa in every episode he directed of the Disney+ show.

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Inquisitors on Having Darth Vader as Boss

Hayden Christensen vs. The High Ground: The Funny Story of Losing Obi-Wan Kenobi

Obi-Wan Kenobi has cut himself off from the Force

Indiana Jones 5: Harrison Ford shares a tearful moment with John Williams


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