Catch the pop culture legend at Celebrity Fan Fest
Pop-culture convention Celebrity Fan Fest, returning to San Antonio this July, has just announced another icon to its roster. Ewan McGregor, most widely recognized as Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars prequel trilogy, will appear alongside famous faces like Krysten Ritter who stars in Marvel's "Jessica Jones," Mike Colter from Marvel's "Luke Cage" and Charlie Cox, who plays Matt Murdock in Marvel's "Daredevil" series.The convention is set to run for 10 days from Thursday, July 30, through Sunday, August 8, at Six Flags Fiesta Texas at 17000 W. I-10. While Celebrity Fan Fest was canceled last year due to the pandemic, its last iteration in 2019 trafficked over 36,000 guests in a three-day span. McGregor will be making his appearance during the opening weekend of the festivities. Fans can secure photos and autographs with the Jedi Friday, July 30 and Saturday July, 31. On Saturday, he will appear on stage at Lone Star Lil’s Amphitheater for a panel discussion.McGregor won't be the only Star Wars alumni to make a cameo. The con also announced Hayden Christensen AKA Anakin Skywalker AKA Darth Vader himself, will also be in attendance. McGregor is currently filming the Disney+ streaming series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” set to release in 2022. He also appears in Netflix’s “Halston” and played the villain in the film “Birds of Prey” alongside Harley Quinn actress Margot Robbie.Fans interested in purchasing tickets can do so Friday, June 11 at 11 a.m. Those wanting to have a photo-op experience with McGregor and Christensen (and the rest of the stars) must register online.