LEGO Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusive Detention Block Rescue Revealed

Star Wars Celebration 2017 LEGO Star Wars Detention Block Rescue

The exclusive LEGO Star Wars set for Star Wars Celebration 2017 next week has been revealed to be the Detention Block Rescue. The 220 piece set will be available for attendees who have registered for the lottery from now until this Thursday. The lucky attendees who have been chosen will be able to purchase it at the LEGO Booth (#2630) for $40.

As for the Detention Block Rescue set itself, it includes minifigures of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in the Stormtrooper uniforms and it recreates the scene in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope where they rescuing Princess Leia.

Star Wars Celebration 2017 LEGO Star Wars Detention Block Rescue

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars Celebration attendees will have the chance to enter a raffle to purchase a special-edition LEGO Star Wars set inspired by the Detention Block AA-23 from the original 1977 film! A Star Wars Celebration exclusive, the set includes Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguises ready to infiltrate the Death Star and rescue Princess Leia.

The opportunity to purchase this exclusive set is being raffled off on the Star Wars Celebration website prior to the event for attendees only, beginning now through 12:01AM EST on Friday, April 6th. All winners will be randomly selected to purchase the exclusive onsite at the LEGO booth next week, and will be notified by April 7th.

  • Sid Dinsay

    Even adding THIS to the revamped Death Star set wouldn’t have justified the $100 jump in price. 🙂

  • Max LaChance

    This looks so good. I can’t wait for the instructions to leak so I can replicate it.

    • Samuel Fisher

      Agreed, I live in the area won’t be able to attend but, I am really looking forward to the instructions being released so I can replicate it and who knows, maybe expand it??

  • Sid Dinsay

    Also, for $40, would it have killed them to throw in a Princess Leia, or for that matter a Chewie?

  • Reaven Veaceslav

    Soooo it’s a very tiny rendition of a famous movie scene, that’s missing half the main characters involved and all the minor characters, uses minifigures that already exist, and most of the point of the scene is lost? The actual scene in question appears to be a much darker grey than this, and the cameras don’t appear to be white. The only thing I see here of any interest is the box itself.

    And there’s a raffle just to be able to give them more money and purchase it at an inflated price?

    This would be a cute moc up, but as an official prize that they’re still demanding money for, this feels severely lacking.

  • Armageddon Bosswald ⚡️ Quilt

    This feels very much like it’s missing Leia

    • Jonathan

      Or Chewbacca

  • Anyone know if the box dimensions of this set is the same as the SDCC exclusive sets of 2014-2015 (i.e. 66 Batmobile, Action Comics #1, etc.)?