Friday, May 24, 2013

Star Wars Weekends 2013: Week #2 Schedule - Wicket, Maul and Hondo Actors Headline Festivities, Park Map

Here's the schedule of events for WEEK #2 of Star Wars Weekends 2013 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. The annual event takes place May 17 - June 9, 2013.

Star Wars Weekends hosts and Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actors Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor.

Throughout the parks guests can get autographs and pictures with Cast Members dressed as Star Wars characters from the live-action movies and Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series. But what every Star Wars fan comes to see... the celebrity actors. The hosts for this weekend, and all four weekends will be James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

This special guest actors for this weekend include:

Ray Park who portrayed Darth Maul in Phantom Menace. He'll be signing autographs at 1:45 p.m. and performing for Visit to the Maul at 5:00 p.m. in the Premiere Theater. During this show Ray Park demonstrates his amazing martial art skills and gets future Sith Lords to join in.

Warwick Davis played the title characters in Willow and the Leprechaun film series, the Ewok Wicket in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Professor Filius Flitwick in the Harry Potter films. He'll be signing autographs at 9:45 a.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Jim Cummings portrayed Weequay pirate chief Hondo Ohnaka in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Some of his best known voicework include the characters Darkwing Duck, Dr. Robotnik from SatAM, Pete and Bonkers, as well as being the current voices of Winnie the Pooh, and Tigger. He has appeared in numerous animated movies including Aladdin, Shrek, The Lion King, and Princess and the Frog. He has also provided voice-over work for video games, such as Icewind Dale, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Mass Effect 2, Star Wars: The Old Republic, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, and Splatterhouse.. He'll be signing autographs at 9:45 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

*Times and events subject to change. Please refer to your park map for any changes.

Star Wars Weekends Event:
  • 9:45 am: James Arnold Taylor autograph signing
  • 11 am: Legends of the Force Motorcade and Celebrity Welcome
  • 12 pm: Behind the Force: Star Wars Voices hosted by Ashley Eckstein
  • 1:45 pm: An Ewok's Tale - My Short Story by Warwick Davis
  • 1:30 and 4:30 pm: Padawan Mind Challenge 
  • 3:30 pm: Stars of the Saga hosted by James Arnold Taylor
  • 4:30 and 5:45 pm: Ashley Eckstein autograph signing
  • 6:30 pm: Obi-Wan and Beyond starring James Arnold Taylor
  • 8 pm: Hyperspace Hoopla! 
Park Map for Weekend 2:

To get more Star Wars Weekends event information scan the QR code on the park map.

Guests are welcome to dress up as their favorite Star Wars character. Check out some great Star Wars costumes at Halloween Express.

*Thanks to writer Kristen Hoetzel.

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