It is that time of year again where we look forward to what Disney have to offer at their annual Star Wars Weekends held in Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios. Each of the 4 weekends brings a host of special guests from the Star Wars universe as well as unique and special one of a kind shows and presentations. Take a look at what Disney have on offer this year.
Hereâ€™s the scheduled celebrity lineup forÂ Star Wars Weekends 2012 (subject to change):
Weekend I (May 18 â€“ 20)
- Ray Park â€“ (Darth Maul â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Jerome Blake (Rune Haako/Mas Amedda â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clone Captain Rex and Clone Commander Cody â€“Â Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Weekend II (May 25- 27)
- Andy Secombe (Watto â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Ray Park (Darth Maul â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Tom Kane (voice of Yoda â€“Â Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
Weekend III (June 1 -3)
- Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Silas Carson (Nute Gunray/Ki-Adi-Mundi â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- (Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice talent â€“ currently TBD)
Weekend IV (June 8- 10)
- Michonne Bourriague (Aurra Sing â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IÂ The Phantom Menace)
- Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett â€“Â Star Wars: Episode VÂ The Empire Strikes Back andÂ Star Wars: Episode VIReturn of the Jedi)
- Daniel Logan (Boba Fett â€“Â Star Wars: Episode IIÂ Attack of the Clones)
- Nika Futterman (voice of Asajj Ventress â€“Â Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
While most daily events are still being scheduled, we have received a few additional news of note and tips forStar Wars Weekends 2012 (all activities & entertainment subject to change):
- â€śHyperspace Hooplaâ€ť: This high-energy, one-of-a-kind show is a chance to see some of the famedÂ Star Wars characters performing like never before. It will take place on a stage in front of the Sorcerer Mickey hat on Hollywood Blvd., and is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. each event evening.
- Autograph Opportunities: As always, there is no additional charge for the celebrity autograph sessions atStar Wars Weekends. The autograph lines will once again be handled via aÂ FASTPASS-type system. The meet-and-greet session/autograph opportunities are extremely limited, so guests need to arrive early to receive a FASTPASS. Please refer toÂ this link, which will take you to the officialÂ Star Wars Weekends event page onÂ DisneyWorld.com. There, youâ€™ll find more detailed information under â€śCelebrity Autographs.â€ť
- Star-Studded Event: Keep in mind, autograph opportunities are not the only place to see the celebrities.Star Wars stars take part in fun throughout the day inÂ Star Wars-themed talk shows, behind-the-scenes presentations, the gala â€śLegends of the Forceâ€ť parade and more.