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'Star Wars' fans hope to get 'Episode IX' details at event

In this April 23, 2010, file photo, American actor Mark Hamill who played Luke Skywalker in the George Lucas Star Wars saga poses with a figure of the movie, C-3PO Photo: AP/ Remy de la Mauviniere
In this April 23, 2010, file photo, American actor Mark Hamill who played Luke Skywalker in the George Lucas Star Wars saga poses with a figure of the movie, C-3PO

April 12, 2019 07:56 AM

The Skywalker saga may be coming to an end this December as the latest Star Wars trilogy finishes, but eight months out from its release fans still know precious little about what director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy have in store for "Episode IX."

That should change Friday at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago when Abrams takes the main stage with Kennedy for what is the most-anticipated event of the five day fan convention.

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