Staying up to see the stars

Pictures by: 
Jeremy Long
Report by: 
Jean Lau

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Panel Simulcast Fan Event took place late on Thursday night.

The event started at 11pm and ended at about 2.20am (Singapore time).

The highlight was a panel simulcast from Anaheim, Califronia, where the 4-day Star Wars Celebration had just kicked off.

The panel comprised of director JJ Abrams, producer and Lucasfilm

President, Kathleen Kennedy as well as cast appearances by newcomers to the franchise, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac, as well as original cast members, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.

421 fans of all ages flocked to Shaw Theatres, Lido, in costume to take part in the festivities.

Read the full report in our print edition on April 18.
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