Opening Panel At Celebration Is To Be Shown In 23 Countries


We have wonderful news for Star Wars fans around the globe who won’t be able to make it to Star Wars Celebration: the opening panel at Celebration, featuring JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy, is to be shown LIVE in 23 different countries!

This announcement comes from the official French Star Wars website. A translation of the announcement is below:

"It is April 16 at 19:00 (local time) that will be given to Anaheim (California) kick of STAR WARS THE CONVENTION, the ultimate experience “Star Wars” awaited by all fans. THE PANEL OPENING “STAR WARS: THE RISE OF FORCE” ANIMATED BY JJ ABRAMS & KATHLEEN KENNEDY IN PRESTIGIOUS COMPANY GUEST WILL BE PUBLISHED IN CINEMAS IN SEVERAL SIMULCAST WORLDWIDE. 35 cinemas in 23 countries – including 6 rooms in France alone – and many will offer fans the opportunity to live on the big screen, the emotion aroused by the opening panel. All participants in these exceptional and free movie broadcasts will leave with collector gifts! WHAT: Panel Star Wars: The Rise of the Force – The event fans WHEN: Thursday, April 16 at 19:00 (French time) OR: In Paris at the Gaumont Champs Elysees cinema                              In Marseille cinema Pathé Plan de Campagne                              In Lyon cinema UGC Ciné Cité Confluence                              In Lille Lomme at Kinepolis cinema                              In Bordeaux CGR cinema The French Bordeaux                              In Strasbourg cinema UGC Cine Cite StrasbourgTICKETS : The number of places is limited. To find out how to win your invitation will allow you to attend the broadcast of the Star Wars panel : the Force revival in the nearest cinema to you so , come back here April 2 !!"

Also earlier today, the official Star Wars UK Twitter account tweeted out this announcement:

If none of that confirms that something really awesome is going to be happening in the kickoff panel on April 16th, I don’t know what will.

Are you excited about Celebration yet?