Disney Reportedly Demands Cancellation of Star Wars Panel With Ian McDiarmid and Hayden Christensen

FanX is at the moment in full swing in Salt Lake, and a last-minute cancellation is prompting some fairly large Star Wars rumors. According to the above video from somebody in attendance, Disney canceled a panel that was set to characteristic Ian McDiarmid and Hayden Christensen. While McDiarmid is confirmed to be reprising his function because the Emperor in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, there’s been no affirmation that Christensen can be returning as Anakin Skywalker. The rumor is that Disney threatened authorized motion if the conference continued with the panel out of worry of spoilers, which is main individuals to consider Christensen can be displaying up as a Force Ghost within the new film. Here are some tweets in regards to the incident:

This isn’t the primary time rumors of Christensen’s return have sparked this week. Yesterday, McDiarmid and Christensen paid a go to to the Primary Children’s Hospital, and the photographs of the 2 males collectively made individuals surprise in the event that they’re reuniting as a result of of the upcoming movie.

Whether or not the rumors are true, it’s actually intriguing that Disney would pressure the cancellation on the final minute. Do you assume this implies Christensen can be in The Rise of Skywalker? Tell us within the feedback!


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is ready to star a returning Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, and Billie Lourd. New forged members embody Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, and Keri Russell, and the returning veteran actors are Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams. According to the director, J.J. Abrams, Leia can be featured within the movie utilizing unreleased footage of Carrie Fisher from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is predicted to hit theatres on December 20th.

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