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Hayden Christensen Will Attend 'Star Wars' Celebration Panel for First Time in 15 Years

Hayden Christensen will be taking part in a special panel at this year’s Star Wars Celebration to help ring in the franchise’s 40th anniversary, according to an official release on StarWars.com.

The 35-year-old actor – who played Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episodes II and III – has not participated in the event since 2002.

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The four-day celebration will begin on April 13, in Orlando, Fla., and will feature a “Last Jedi” panel on the second day.

Hayden will be joined by Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Ian McDiarmid (Supreme Chancellor Palpatine), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), and more.

Pictured: Hayden showing his support for the Canadian NHL ice hockey team the Toronto Maple Leafs while visiting The Garland hotel on Thursday (March 30) in Los Angeles.

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Hayden Christensen & Rachel Bilson Make Rare Appearance Together

Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson are all smiles while stepping out for a sweet treat on Thursday afternoon (March 23) in Studio City, Calif.

The longtime couple, who are rarely spotted out and about together, grabbed lunch at Du-Par’s Restaurant and Bakery.

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It was recently announced that Rachel is joining the cast of the CMT series Nashville for the show’s fifth season following the departure of leading lady Connie Britton. She started work earlier this month and had a reunion with former The O.C. co-star Chris Carmack!

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Hayden Christensen Chats With a Fan While Out With Friends

Hayden Christensen made the day of a lucky fan!

The 35-year-old actor was spotted heading out of a restaurant with a friend on Thursday afternoon (March 9) in Studio City, Calif.

Before jumping in his car, Hayden was all smiles as he stopped to chat with a fan.

Although Hayden has been laying low with his longtime love Rachel Bilson and their two-year-old daughter Briar Rose, he has two movies coming out this year!

Both of his films Numb, at the Edge of the End and First Kill are set to hit theaters at some point in 2017.

We can’t wait to see more of Hayden!

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What is Hayden Christensen Up To? Find Out What the Former 'Stars Wars' Star is Doing Now!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is hitting theaters this week on Friday (December 16) and you may be wondering what the former Star Wars star Hayden Christensen is up to these days!

In case you forgot, the 35-year-old actor starred in Star Wars Episodes II and III as Anakin Skywalker, who later turned into Darth Vader.

Hayden has maintained a low profile out of the spotlight since Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith in 2005.

Since then, he’s worked on a few films – most notably Jumper in 2008 alongside longtime girlfriend Rachel Bilson.

In 2014, Hayden and Rachel welcomed their first child together – daughter Briar Rose – and the family have continued living a quiet life out of the spotlight.

Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Hayden would not be making a cameo in the new Rogue One film – which is set between Episodes III and IV of Star Wars while the Empire is in full reign over the universe.

According to his IMDb page, Hayden is currently working on two new films - Numb, at the Edge of the End and First Kill – so it looks like we’ll see more of Hayden in 2017!

Also pictured inside: Hayden arriving at LAX airport on Monday (December 12) in Los Angeles.

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Hayden Christensen Will NOT Make Cameo in 'Rogue One'

Hayden Christensen sports a super scruffy beard while grabbing a frozen coffee on Thursday (August 25) in Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old actor hasn’t been spotted out since April, when he was seen grabbing lunch with his partner Rachel Bilson.

It was recently confirmed that Hayden will not make a cameo in the Star Wars story Rogue One, even though Darth Vader makes an appearance in the film.

If you didn’t know, Hayden starred in Star Wars: Episode II and Episode III as Anakin Skywalker, who later turned into Darth Vader.

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Rachel Bilson & Hayden Christensen Make Rare Outing Together

Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen grab lunch together at Carney’s on Friday (April 8) in Studio City, Calif.

The longtime couple also made a stop at a local Target store before heading home following their rare outing together. The last time we had photos of them together was in October!

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Rachel took to her Instagram account earlier in the week to share a photo of new clothes she got for daughter Briar Rose.

“@theicecreamcastles has arrived! So proud of @veroniquevicaribarnes & @xowellsxo thanks for sharing with Briar ❤️ we are so excited 🐚🍦,” she captioned the below photo.

A photo posted by @rachelbilson on

25+ pictures inside of Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen out for lunch… More Here! »

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Hayden Christensen Goes Solo for Pre-Easter Pizza Run

Hayden Christensen looks hot in shades while heading out of a local pizza joint with a few slices and soda on Friday afternoon (March 25) in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old actor wore a pair of red pants and black combat boots for the outing.

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A couple days later, Hayden‘s fiancee Rachel Bilson took to Instagram to show off an Easter basket that’s been emptied, likely by their adorable little girl Briar Rose, 17 months.

“Happy Easter 🐰,” Rachel captioned the pic, which you can see below.

FYI: Hayden is wearing Dr. Scholl’s boots.

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