New Poster and Guests Announced For ‘Star Wars Celebration 2019’ In Chicago


Star Wars Celebration Chicago is continuing to round into shape for its April 11th – 15th run. First off a new poster was released showing the light and the dark of the Star Wars universe during the Skywalker saga. This is a fitting tribute as that story is slated to complete after the upcoming film (see above).

In addition some more guests were added to the event as the actor who has been filling Peter Mayhew’s furry shoes will be included. Joonas Suotamo, who has played Chewbacca in recent Star Wars movie projects like The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story has been This will be Suotamo’s first time attending the Star Wars Celebration.

Suotamo will have company as Sam Witwer will also be attending. Witwer brought Darth Maul to life in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and supplied the voice to Ray Park’s performance in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

These are just a few of many being added to the celebration. With the newest Star Wars film’s release approaching, this could be one of the more exciting Star Wars Celebrations ever.

Are you looking forward to the latest Star Wars movie and the culmination of the Skywalker saga? If you could make the trip, would Star Wars Celebration 2019 be on your list of things to do this year? Share your enthusiasm with us at GVNation.