Celebration Japan: Fisher bows out, Sansweet speaks

Celebration Japan heats up

Tickets are on sale now, and today StarWars.com members can check their email for a few more announcements:

  • Add David Prowse (Darth Vader,) Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca,) and Anthony Forrest (Fixer and Stormtrooper) to the confirmed guest list.
  • Costume contest!
  • Gus Lopez and friends are planning a variety of collecting panels. So far: Collectibles Road Show, Plush Star Wars, Coca Cola Collectibles, and Humorous Star Wars Items.
  • Replica movie sets, including an speeder bike, Hoth snow speeder, and the Millennium Falcon’s lounge.

UPDATE: All this is live now at StarWars.com.

Celebration Japan pre-sale dates; Disney news

The tickets will go on sale April 20 for Hyperspace members, May 17 in the U.S, and May 18 in Japan. There are also two levels of premium tickets that grant fans souvenir collectibles and special VIP privileges.

In other event news, StarWars.com also has the news that Jake Lloyd will be a guest at Disney’s Star Wars weekend on June 27-29… And an item on special Muppet/SW mashup figures that will only be available at Disney.