GEORGETOWN DRIVE IN-1

The Georgetown Drive-IN will be bringing celebrities, Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser) from Starksy and Hutch and the young Pricess Leia (Ingvild Deila) to their Saturday movie times.

GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Drive-In is the latest casualty in the Louisville Fandom Fest debacle, with “Star Wars” star Ingvild Deila dropping out from her Saturday night appearance at the Indiana theater.

Paul Michael Glaser, “Starsky” from “Starsky & Hutch,” appeared at the drive-in Friday evening instead of Saturday — another change in plans for the drive-in.

Other celebrities might be coming to Saturday’s show, but drive-in owner Bill Powell isn’t sure yet. He's waiting on word from Fandom Fest, a Louisville comic convention that has helped Powell bring stars to the theater for several years.

Fandom Fest started Friday, but at least 23 guests scheduled to make appearances at the convention had dropped out as of Friday evening, according to its website, including “Weird Al” Yankovic and Burt Ward.

Powell said that he believes that Ingvild Deila is one of those stars, although she was still listed on the website as attending.

He still expects a crowd for this weekend’s movies, but perhaps not with as many people as he originally hoped.

“Weather wise, I think it’s going to be a good evening,” he said.

“The Emoji Movie” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” are showing on screen one Saturday and Sunday, while “Despicable Me 3” and “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” will be on screen two.

Fandom Fest has successfully brought celebrities to the Georgetown Drive-In before, including Henry Winkler, Linda Blair from “The Exorcist” and Gunnar Hansen from “Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

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Danielle Grady, a Southern Indiana native and a 2016 Ball State University graduate, is the business and economic development reporter for The News and Tribune. Basically, she writes about your favorite restaurants. Send story tips via email or twitter.

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