MAYOR OF LONDON, SADIQ KHAN MET WITH LUCASFILM PRESIDENT, KATHLEEN KENNEDY WITH ADDITIONAL LUCASFILM VISIONARIES, FILMMAKERS AND SHOWRUNNERS IN LONDON FOR STAR WARS CELEBRATION EUROPE 2023.
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LONDON, U.K. (April 2023) – To celebrate this year’s Star Wars Celebration being held in London, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Justine Simons, Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries welcomed Lucasfilm President, Kathleen Kennedy, longterm Lucasfilm creators and collaborators Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni (The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Ahsoka, Skeleton Crew), Andor Showrunner, Tony Gilroy, Director of upcoming Star Wars feature, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Leslye Headland Acolyte Showrunner, alongside Jan Koeppen, President, EMEA, The Walt Disney Company and Asad Ayaz, Chief Brand Officer and President of Studios Marketing to London’s City Hall flanked by the iconic Star Wars characters, Imperial Stormtroopers.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “I am absolutely thrilled that Star Wars Celebration Europe is here in London and was delighted to meet Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, filmmakers and senior executives today.
“Major events and exhibitions such as this are a key driver of our economy as we look to build a better, more prosperous London for everyone.
“I am proud that London has a booming film industry and have no doubt that this exciting exhibition will attract thousands of Star Wars fans for what is sure to be an unforgettable experience.”
ABOUT STAR WARS CELEBRATION
Star Wars Celebration Europe is taking place on from 7 - 10th April at ExCel and will host immersive exhibits, major announcements, an interactive show floor, screenings, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, autograph sessions, fan-inspired activities, costumes and other surprises celebrating all things Star Wars.
Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 will be held April 7-10, 2023, at ExCeL London
Please visit www.StarWarsCelebration.com for more information
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