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We're still about 6 months out, so as of this post, no guests have been announced yet. Who would you like to see in Anaheim this August?
 
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I'd love to see Ewan Mcgregor make an appearance this year (he's coming to Boston MA this year) especially with the buzz of the Obi Wan Series in the works. I'd also love to see the cast from The Rise of Skywalker (Daisy, Oscar, John and Kelly Marie) also with Clone Wars coming back next week might be nice to see the cast of the show as well as some favorites from the OT make an appearance.
 
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I think there is a big difference between who we would like to see "on stage" and who we would like to see in the autograph area. As an autograph collector, I would love to see Hayden Christensen return.
 
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Hayden+Ewan autographs and photo ops would be a highlight.


I'm sure The Mandalorian will be featured in the autograph hall this year.
 
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With Ewan and Hayden doing ACE, I think there's a good chance they'll do celebration. Fingers crossed. I got so many OTC signers, but never mind more I don't have. I especially would love to see signers from Solo, RO and Mandalorian. I see that Giancarlo Esposito is doing a con in Canada that same weekend so I guess he's out.
I was very hesitant on how reedpop and topps would handle things last year in Chicago after hearing that Orlando was horrible with them. But I had a overall good experience last year. Ofcourse, I miss official pix!!! You guys were the best. The system topps had for autograph time slots worked well. Not sure about photo ops cause I didn't get one. The celebration app was pretty much a bust and I didn't care much for the lottery system. But I will say it's nice not to have to line up at 4am for a big panel haha. I'm excited for this year!
 
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The autograph hall was much improved in Chicago from what it was in Orlando '17. Credit to both Topps and EpicPhotoOps for making things much smoother.

And yea, Ewan and Hayden attending ACE is a good sign for both of them to be at Celebration. Hopefully, Mark Von Ohlen and Topps can seal the deal!
 
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The autograph hall was much improved in Chicago from what it was in Orlando '17. Credit to both Topps and EpicPhotoOps for making things much smoother.
I will agree with that. I ran into an issue with someone double-scheduled, but much better overall.
 
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The Hall ran very smoothly when the signers showed up on time. I know a couple had issues with their planes being delayed but some others were onsite and were 45-60 mins late for signing times which caused their lines to be really long. Otherwise, the lines weren't that bad and I was able to get a lot done and have much more time for the show hall.
 
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Now that SDCC has cancelled is Celebration next? If it is cancelled, is there any chance we might find out who would have attended.
 
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Now that SDCC has cancelled is Celebration next? If it is cancelled, is there any chance we might find out who would have attended.

We regret to inform you that Star Wars Celebration has been cancelled. We were so excited to announce that George Lucas and Harrison Ford had both agreed to sign for free for the first time at our event. It would have been fun, but we will refund your tickets in 8-10 months. Thank you for buying from ReedPop. MTFBWY
 
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sounds about right...you forgot about the part where they tell us Ford and Lucas would greet us from the free, private, catered party at Galaxy's Edge
 
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Who do you think will come next year? we all know who we'd like, but try to be "realistic", Has anyone heard any rumors? seen anyone at other cons.-recently, if it was possible? Let's have some hope.
 
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I'm holding out for Grogu.

I wonder if he signs with scribble or an X. I am sure his signing price will be high and limited.
 
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Who do you think will come next year? we all know who we'd like, but try to be "realistic", Has anyone heard any rumors? seen anyone at other cons.-recently, if it was possible? Let's have some hope.
Seems like anyone from The Mandalorian would be a definite considering more and more actors from that show are making their way into Comic Con guest lists lately. I would love to see a ROTJ theme even though it’s a year early for the 40th. Ewoks and Jabba denizens.
 
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Yes! I saw there was a huge Mandalorian contingent at Chicago, maybe there will be a bigger one next year, good idea.
 
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Also, there could be a group of Grogu's running around too! maybe chasing the Ice Cream Bucket guys all over the floor!
 
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I say Ewan McGregor would be a good choice, since we have the Kenobi series coming out next year and the 20th annivesary of AOTC

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Things won't be too fun unless those virus mandates are eliminated, maybe a lot of celebrities may not come due to the hype.
 
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Things won't be too fun unless those virus mandates are eliminated, maybe a lot of celebrities may not come due to the hype.
Which unfortunately for the time being if these Conventions want to still take place, they have to show they are serious and have mandates...

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Which unfortunately for the time being if these Conventions want to still take place, they have to show they are serious and have mandates...

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From the Conventions I've been to here in Florida and I've seen on social media in TN, TX, GA, etc Celebrities are still going and so are fans.
 
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