This upcoming Star Wars Celebration will be the first one since Star Wars Celebration Chicago back in 2019.
Lucasfilm has been trying to ensure that this upcoming one will be bigger and better than all the others.
However, one person who won’t be there will be Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill.
That said, there are a bunch of awesome guests confirmed for the event so far.
They include Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine), Ashley Eckstein (voice actor for Ahsoka Tano), Katee Sackhoff (Bo-Katan Kryze), Carl Weathers (Greef Karga), Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), and more.
Hamill took to Twitter to reveal why he won’t be there, saying:
Sorry I won’t be able to join you this year at #StarWarsCelebration. I am out of the country filming Mike Flanagan’s #TheFallOfTheHouseOfUsher until early July. Have a wonderful time! I’ll be with you in spirit while my actual body will be elsewhere.
Sorry I won't be able to join you this year at #StarWarsCelebration. I am out of the country filming Mike Flanagan's #TheFallOfTheHouseOfUsher until early July. Have a wonderful time! I'll be with you in spirit while my actual body will be elsewhere.
❤️- Mar🐫 (not pictured) pic.twitter.com/Zk1IcVVuZz
— Mark Hamill (@MarkHamill) April 26, 2022
No Mark Hamill at Star Wars Celebration
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Fans were quick to flood the actor with replies in which they expressed their sadness that he won’t be there.
Hamill’s last Star Wars Celebration appearance was in 2017 in Orlando in which he hosted a panel exclusively paying tribute to Carrie Fisher.
As for The Fall Of The House Of Usher, it’s a new series from Mike Flanagan that he’s making for Netflix.
It’s going to be inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s work and will star Hamill and it was going to star Frank Langella.
Langella was removed from the project after he was “involved in unacceptable conduct on set.”
Other confirmed cast members in the series include Carla Gugino (Gerald’s Game), Kate Siegel (Haunting of Hill House), Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica) as Madeline Usher, Zach Gilford (The Purge: Anarchy), Paola Nuñez (Bad Boys For Life), Annabeth Gish (Midnight Mass), Malcolm Goodwin (Reacher), Rahul Kohli (iZombie), Samantha Sloyan (Midnight Mass), JayR Tinaco (Another Life, Space Force), Willa Fitzgerald (Reacher), and Robert Longstreet (Haunting of Hill House, Midnight Mass).
There’s no release date for The Fall Of The House Of Usher yet.
Star Wars Celebration is starting on May 26th.
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