Favreau, Filoni, Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy, Pascal, Carano, and Weathers offered some major reveals about plot, character, and tone, and even shared some incredibly well-received first looks with the crowd assembled at Wintrust Arena (more on that here). Here’s what we learned.
1. It’s Set After the Events of “The Return of the Jedi”
One bit of information that leaked out before the panel: the series’ setting, long rumored to pick up between the events of “The Return of the Jedi” and “The Force Awakens.