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D23 Expo – Sunday, July 16, Roundup

D23 Expo draws to a close…

As expected, Star Wars news from D23 Expo 2017 slowed to a trickle on Sunday, July 16, as the convention switched to more traditional, Disney-centric fare. However, we thought we’d take advantage of the relative quiet to catch up with the weekend’s news before we move on to our own “regularly scheduled programming.”

Moments, Tweets, and Instagrams

On Sunday, Good Morning America tweeted out nine backstage interview with the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. While much of the collection is simply humorous, Director Rian Johnson, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and Gwendoline Chrisie offer a few minor nuggets on which to spectulate.

The Official Star Wars Instagram account posted photos of the cast and director on stage at D23 Expo. There’s more than one pic, so be sure to click the arrows to see all of them.

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Meanwhile, on Sunday, the convention featured Jennifer Heddle, executive editor for fiction at Lucasfilm. Nerdist’s Michelle Buchman reminded everyone that new books are on the way.

Finally, John Boyega posted this Instagram, saying, “Got few tricks up my sleeve when handling this one…”

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That does it for our coverage from D23 Expo 2017. Look for our regular updates to begin shortly.


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A graduate of Boston and Northeastern universities, John Bishop became the beat reporter for BostonBruins.com prior to the B’s 2006-07 hockey season. While with the Bruins, “Bish” traveled North America and Europe to cover the Black & Gold’s every move via laptop, blog, and smart phone. The co-author of two books, Bygone Boston and Full 60 to History: The Inside Story of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, John covered the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the B’s 2011 championship run and banner raising before taking a faculty/communications position at a prep school outside Boston in 2013. He lives with his wife Andrea and sons Jack, Scott, and Luke in central Massachusetts.
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