Highlights From: SDCC 2015: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS PANEL LIVEBLOG
The crowd goes wild.
Now Abrams has a surprise: we’re all going to walk to a live Star Wars concert!
How did it feel to be back? “It felt great…the original Star Wars was the beginning of my working life…so it was great to be back. Thank you.”
“I’m fine,” he says. “I walked here.”
Is Harrison Ford okay? Let’s see for ourselves! Ford takes the stage!
Hamill says he’s very moved when he hears from fans — whether they named their son Luke or met their wife at the premiere of Return of the Jedi. He says you don’t often realize the impact you could have on someone’s life.
Hamill: “Without you guys [the fans] we’re nothing.”
“There were times the three of us were standing together…” and it just felt natural. Hardwick introduces Mark Hamill!
“It was like a flashback…I didn’t think it was going to happen again.”
What was the feeling for her to come to set and see it all real again?
And now Carrie Fisher!
Fan question! Cast: would they choose the light side or dark side? Boyega: “I wouldn’t be involved in any of that. I’d be Han Solo trying to make some money.” Driver: “Dark, dark.”
Fans at San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H were treated to a special look behind the scenes of Star Wars:The Force Awakens by director J.J. Abrams, producer and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and writer Lawrence Kasdan. The filmmakers were joined on stage by cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford to the surprise and delight of fans.
At the end of the Hall H presentation, the entire Hall H audience of more than 6,000 fans were all invited to continue the celebration and join cast and filmmakers at a surprise Star Wars Fan Concert. The San Diego Symphony performed the classic Star Wars music from John Williams at the Embarcadero Marina Park South.