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Star Wars Weekends are coming!  Are you ready?  If not, maybe this will help!  Lots of details have come out about this year’s event this week.  First off, we have a look at the celebrities that will be taking part in the experience, meeting guests who are attending the event.  They include:

Weekend I (May 17–19)

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul – Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett – Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Captain Rex – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend II (May 24-26)

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul – Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Warwick Davis (Wicket the Ewok – Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Jim Cummings (voice of Hondo Ohnaka – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend III (May 31 – June 2)

  • Warwick Davis (Wicket the Ewok – Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar – Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Sam Witwer (voice of Darth Maul – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend IV(June 7-9)

  • Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian – Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca – Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • Tom Kane (voice of Yoda – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

In addition, guests will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with a life sized Rancor (Jabba the Hutt’s pet) and pose for pictures with it.

Are you a fan of the special shows starring some of the celebrities that are held each year that are special for the event?

The shows for this year are:

  • Ray Park:  “Visit to the Maul” (Weekends I and II). Guests can see a demonstration of amazing martial arts skills by the actor who portrayed Darth Maul.
  • Warwick Davis:  “An Ewok’s Tale – my short story” (Weekends II and III). Guests get a unique look into the fascinating world of this Star Wars legend.
  • James Arnold Taylor:  “Obi-Wan & Beyond” (each event day). James takes audiences on a journey into his wonderful world of voice acting.

Star Wars Weekends take place on May 17-19, May 24-26, May 31-June 2, and June 7-9.

 

 

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