Recap of the 2022 Star Wars Celebration from Anaheim

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Recap of the 2022 Star Wars Celebration from Anaheim

The fun and excitement continued for fans over the long weekend at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim.

Lucasfilm unveiled two new animated series, “Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi” and “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures,” and a new special, “LEGO® Star Wars Summer Vacation.”  Lucasfilm also announced that the animated series “Star  Wars: The Bad Batch” will return this Fall and “Star Wars: Visions” will return in 2023. 

Recap of the 2022 Star Wars Celebration from Anaheim

“Mando+: A Conversation with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni” shone a spotlight on “The Mandalorian” and “Ahsoka” with cast appearances and announcements, and the “Light & Magic” panel gave fans an informative look at the new documentary about Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic.

Related: Boba Fett, Fennec Shand, Mando & Grogu coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Recap of the 2022 Star Wars Celebration from Anaheim

One of the highlights of Star Wars Celebration was the surprise premiere of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” last Thursday night, attended by stars Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Bonnie Piesse, Rupert Friend, Indira Varma, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Simone Kessell, Benny Safdie, Jimmy Smits and Vivien Lyra Blair. Director/executive producer Deborah Chow and executive producers Michelle Rejwan and Joby Harold were also in attendance for the event, which featured the first two episodes of the highly anticipated limited series. 

Now streaming exclusively on Disney+,  “Obi-Wan Kenobi” is the most-watched Disney+ Original series premiere globally to date, based on hours streamed in an opening weekend.  Additionally, immediately following the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series premiere launch, Star Wars title viewership on Disney+ tripled in hours-watched during opening weekend.

Related: Kathleen Kennedy Shares Update on When the New Movies Will Take Place in the Star Wars Timeline

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