Earlier this week, LucasFilm unveiled the full schedule for Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, which runs from April 16 to April 19. We pulled out a number of the big highlights for you, but if you looked at the full schedule, you would have noticed that a number of scheduled events were left unannounced. Today it was revealed that Gareth Edwards (Rogue One) and Josh Trank (Untitled Star Wars Spin-Off) will be attending the convention with a panel entitled Conversations with Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank. The panel will take place on Sunday, April 19 from 11 AM to 12 PM at the Celebration Stage in the Anaheim Convention Center. Take a look at the official description below.
"Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart and Pablo Hidalgo will be joined by directors Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank, who will share their experiences as the newest members of the Lucasfilm creative family. Learn how the teams came together and are collaborating to conceive and create the upcoming stand-alone films in the galaxy far, far away."
Since neither of these Star Wars adventures have started production yet, there surely won't be any footage show during the hour-long presentation, but it's possible that new cast members will be revealed, or the filmmakers could also show off concept art from their movies. Rogue One only has one cast member confirmed at this time, Felicity Jones, but we reported yesterday that Ben Mendelsohn is being eyed for a lead role, although that report was not confirmed. No story details have been released, but there are rumors that the plot could follow a group of bounty hunters or space pirates trying to steal plans for the original Death Star.
As for Josh Trank's Untitled Star Wars Spin-Off, nothing is known about the story at this time. There were rumors that LucasFilm and Disney were looking to remove him from the project, but since he is coming to Star Wars Celebration, those rumors can be put to rest. Are you looking forward to learning more about these highly-anticipated spinoffs? Let us know what you think below.