Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Disney to Officially Present Star Wars at Their D23 Expo on August 9. First Casting Announcements Expected.

Disney made an official press release about what to expect from their upcoming convention – The D23 Expo held at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 9 – 11. The most anticipating event of course will be the official debut of Star Wars as part of the Disney Family…

There are already rumors that LucasFilm will confirm the return of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher to the series.
With casting already underway and script almost complete we can surely expect to see something more…

Here’s part of the official press release:

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will give Disney’s most loyal fans an up close look at an extensive collection of interactive experiences and merchandise that celebrate Disney, Marvel and Star Wars timeless characters during the bi-annual D23 Expo, the ultimate Disney fan event. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from Aug. 9-11, 2013, Disney fans will have the chance to follow their favorite products from “sketch to shelf” and learn how Disney Consumer Products extends storytelling from character and content extension to product development through featured discussions, art and sculptures and final product displays.

-Star Wars at D23 Expo! – For the first time at the D23 Expo Star Wars fans can have access to experiences created for them by Lucasfilm and Disney. Darth Vader: The Evolution of a Villain, located in the DCP pavilion, showcases the development of the iconic villain from early concepts to striking realization. Crash Course in the Force: Star Wars Saga 101, presented by Lucasfilm’s resident authority Pablo Hidalgo in Stage 23, will give Star Wars newbies and experts alike a thorough grounding in all matters of the Force and the Star Wars legacy.

You can read the whole press release at: comicbookmovie