Hold the phone everybody MTV Geek just got an exclusive about a Star Wars Celebration happening in just a couple of weeks!!
Warwick Davis (who has HUGE feet by the way) will be appearing in Orlando, aka “Lando”, for this year’s Star Wars Celebration!! Warwick will be joining rebel forces with such Jedis as Kevin Smith, Carrie Fisher, Chris Hardwick and Seth Green, and others, woo hoo!!
Here’s the scoop hot of the press: Film and television actor, and seasoned Celebration host, Warwick Davis will attend Celebration VI, signing autographs and meeting fans in the Celebration Autograph Hall as well as appearing on stage to share stories about his fascinating career, and entertain questions from the audience.
Davis has been well known to Star Wars fans since his career-starting performance as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, and in the television films Ewoks: Battle for Endor and Caravan of Courage. The young actor moved to a leading role soon after, portraying the title character in Willow. Warwick returned to the galaxy far far away starting in 1997 with several roles in The Phantom Menace.
Outside of the realms of Star Wars, Davis has had scores of roles on stage, television, and the big screen. He was recently seen in a new comedy sitcom for the BBC with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant titled Life’s Too Short. Davis is in the core cast of the Harry Potter movies as Filius Flitwick and the Goblin bank teller, and portrayed Nikabrik in Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian. He is a cult favorite as the evil title character in six Leprechaun films. Davis appeared alongside David Bowie in Labyrinth, with Jamie Foxx in the multi-award-winning film Ray, and alongside Ricky Gervais in TV’s Extras.
In 1995 Davis established Willow Personal Management, “The Biggest Agency for Short Actors in the World.”
I had the pleasure of interviewing Warwick at the last Celebration, he was my first official celebrity interview, so I guess in a sense you could say he took my, oh nevermind….