Photo update from EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Hollywood charity screening


FilmEdge adds more photos from this Wednesday’s charity screening of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, featuring stars Harrison Ford, Billy Dee Williams, Peter Mayhew and Ewan McGregor.

Harrison Ford arrives at the press line for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 30th Anniversary charity benefit screening in Hollywood. Photo c. David Blanchard

Harrison Ford arrives at the press line for THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 30th Anniversary charity benefit screening in Hollywood. Photo c. David Blanchard

Harrison Ford in a rare publicity appearance for The Empire Gives Back charity event benefitting St. Jude Children's Hospital. Photo c. David Blanchard

Harrison Ford in a rare publicity appearance for The Empire Gives Back charity event benefitting St. Jude Children's Hospital. Photo c. David Blanchard

Lando Calrissian himself, Billy Dee Williams, joins in support of St. Jude Children’s Hospital as Lucasfilm’s The Empire Gives Back charity program spreads good will across the galaxy.

Billy Dee Williams joins in support of St. Jude Children's Hospital as The Empire Gives Back.  Photo c. David Blanchard

Billy Dee Williams joins in support of St. Jude Children's Hospital as The Empire Gives Back. Photo c. David Blanchard

Billy Dee Williams chats with reporters at the Hollywood charity screening of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK.  Photo c. David Blanchard

Billy Dee Williams chats with reporters at the Hollywood charity screening of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. Photo c. David Blanchard

Actor Peter Mayhew also lent his towering support to The Empire Gives Back, a year-long program of charity benefit events celebrating worthy causes around the globe.

Peter Mayhew, Harrison Ford and Billy Dee Williams together again at THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 30th Anniversary screening in Hollywood.  Photo c. David Blanchard

Peter Mayhew, Harrison Ford and Billy Dee Williams together again at THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 30th Anniversary screening in Hollywood. Photo c. David Blanchard

Actor Ewan McGregor, who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in the STAR WARS prequel trilogy, also joined in support of the St. Jude Children’s Hospital benefit screening at the ArcLight Hollywood theater Wednesday night.

Ewan McGregor, the STAR WARS prequel trilogy's Obi-Wan Kenobi, joins the series' stars to support St. Jude Children's Hospital.  Photo c. David Blanchard

Ewan McGregor, the STAR WARS prequel trilogy's Obi-Wan Kenobi, joins the series' stars to support St. Jude Children's Hospital. Photo c. David Blanchard

Even the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader, arrived to show that The Empire Gives Back to those in need across the galaxy.

Darth Vader arrived flanked by stormtroopers to demonstrate that The Empire Gives Back.  Photo c. David Blanchard

Darth Vader arrived flanked by stormtroopers to demonstrate that The Empire Gives Back. Photo c. David Blanchard

Lucasfilm’s The Empire Gives Back series of charity and benefit events continues all year, including two custom art/collectible auctions at the Star Wars Celebration V convention in Orlando this August — where it was just announced that STAR WARS creator George Lucas will appear in-person.

Photos above are © David Blanchard and used with permission, all rights reserved.

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