Star Wars Celebration: Your Guide To Surviving The Star Wars Convention

Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago.
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago. Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago.
Stephen Colbert, from left, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Naomi Ackie participate in the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" panel on day 1 of the Star Wars Celebration at Wintrust Arena on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Chicago. Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP

Star Wars Celebration: Your Guide To Surviving The Star Wars Convention

Stormtroopers, Jedis, Wookies and a whole bunch of Kylo Rens have landed in Chicago. Members of the Star Wars fandom have traveled from galaxies far, far away to attend the Star Wars Celebration at McCormick Place. The convention kicked off yesterday and runs through Monday, and will be filled with movie and show reveals, panels, celebrity signings and photo ops. A five-day convention of this magnitude requires some help, so Morning Shift enlists Entertainment Weekly reporter Anthony Breznican and Star Wars podcaster and superfan Lacey Gilleran as our SWCC guides.

GUESTS:

Anthony Breznican, reporter for Entertainment Weekly

Lacey Gilleran, host and reporter for Star Wars News Net and all-around Star Wars Superfan

LEARN MORE:

EW's Guide to Star Wars Celebration 2019 (Entertainment Weekly)