SAN FRANCISCO– (BUSINESS WIRE) –For the first time at D23 Expo, Lucasfilm will host a pavilion on the show floor from August 23-25 with an impressive display showcasing the evolution of the Star Wars stormtrooper. The exhibit will include several screen shots used throughout the iconic movie series. From the classic stormtrooper to the new design featured in the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, this stunning display is a rare opportunity to examine these productions costumes up close and study the many unique styles deployed throughout a galaxy far, far away.

Also featured in the Lucasfilm pavilion will be a special section for young Padawans that will include Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures video shorts along with multiple interactive activities for kids.

Plus, as part of the Disney + panel on Friday, August 23, at 3: 30 pm in Hall D23, fans will get a sneak peek at Jon Favreau's action-packed bounty hunter series, The Mandalorian. The Mandalorian (played by Pedro Pascal) is a bounty hunter who travels the outer space of the lawless galaxy, surviving as a mercenary-for-hire. Dave Filoni (supervising director on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and writer / director on The Mandalorian), along with special guests, will join Favreau for the on-stage presentation. The highly anticipated program for Disney + represents the first ever Star Wars live-action series.

Single-day tickets for Friday and Sunday of D23 Expo 2019 are available for $ 89 for one-day adult admission and $ 69 for children 3 – 9. Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club $ 77 for children 59 – 3. Single-day Saturday tickets and three-day passes are sold out. For more information on tickets and D9 Expo 23, visit D2019Expo.com.

About Lucasfilm Ltd.

Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global leader in film, television, and digital entertainment production. The company's activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of global merchandising for its entertainment properties. STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

Lucasfilm, the Lucasfilm logo, STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and / or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and / or its affiliates. © & TM 2019 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

About D23 Expo 2019

D23 Expo — The Ultimate Disney Fan Event — brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three packed days of presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping, and more. The event provides fans with unprecedented access to Disney films, television, games, theme parks, and celebrities. For the latest D23 Expo 2019 news, visit D23expo.com. Presentations, talent, and schedule subject to change. To join the D23 Expo conversation, be sure to follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, and use the hashtag #D23Expo.

About D23

The name “D23” pays homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his first studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first official club for fans at Disney's 90-plus-year history. It is a member of the Disney World. It is a member of the world. Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with members-only content; member-exclusive discounts; and special events for D23 Members throughout the year.

Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($ 99.99), Gold Family Membership ($ 129.99), and General Membership (complimentary) levels at D23.com. To keep up with the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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Contacts

Lucasfilm

Tracy Cannobbio
Lucasfilm Ltd.
(415) 623-1763
Tracy.cannobbio@lucasfilm.com

D23:

Jeffrey Epstein
The Walt Disney Company
(818) 560-8125
Jeffrey.R.Epstein@Disney.com

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