Star Wars Celebration has added more guests, including
Ian McDiarmid, sequel trilogy puppeteer Brian Herring, and voice actor Mark Dodson. You can check out the full guest list on the con’s official site.
We also lean that autograph tickets will go on sale Wednesday, February 13, at noon PST.
Another important character has wrapped in Episode IX – BB-8, per
puppeteer Brian Herring, who shared some behind-the-scenes pictures from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi for the occasion.
So who’s still working?
John Boyega, for one.
Solo is out today on digital, and we’ve had a wealth of behind the scenes info the last few days. Head under the cut for more on Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s L3-37, puppeteer Brian Herring, and co-writer Jon Kasdan.
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Rian Johnson and (eventually) Mark Hamill showed up at SXSW for
The Director and the Jedi, and you can watch their Q&A, or check out The Hollywood Reporter’s article, which highlights my favorite Rian Johnson quote re: Luke. (The post-screening Q&A is this way.)
If you’re waiting for the Blu-ray, here’s a few more clips: Luke’s struggle, above, plus
Mark Hamill and Frank Oz reunite, Paige Tico and the bomber attack and the gorilla walkers. Meanwhile, also check out Mike Ryan’s observations on Johnson’s commentary.
StarWars.com has an interview with puppeteer Brian Herring, one of the BB-8 operators, who also worked with the porgs in The Last Jedi.
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