04 May 2011

Star Wars Weekends 2011 Stars

Soon I'll be heading to Orlando for one of the special events, Star Wars Weekends. They have announced the line-up and the hosts. Ashley Eckstein, who voices Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and was one of the hosts last year will be returning. I'm very glad to hear this as last year I met Ashley and had the opportunity to interview her on WDW Tiki Room. She's great and I love her clothing line, Her Universe. Also hosting this event with Ashley is James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. I have to admit that I'm so excited to met him because he sounds just like Ewan McGregor.

* Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor

The event happens every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 20 - June 12, 2011. Here are the list of celebrities by weekend:

May 20 - 22
  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO in the Star Wars series)
  • Dave Filoni (Surpervising Director in The Clone Wars)
May 27 - 29
  • Anthony Daniels
  • Bruce Spence (Tion Medon in the Star Wars series)
  • Dee Bradley Baker (Captain Rex in The Clone Wars)
June 3 - 5
  • Ray Park (Darth Maul in the Star Wars series)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in the Star Wars series)
  • Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker in The Clone Wars)
June 10 - 12
  • Ray Park
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in the Star Wars series)
  • Tom Kane (Yoda in The Clone Wars)
*Ray Park and Darth Maul
I'll be attending the first weekend and am looking forward to seeing Dave Filoni again. He was great to meet last year and it will be cool to meet Anthony Daniels. However, I wish I was also attending the 3rd weekend even though I did get to meet Ray Park last year and Jeremy Bulloch was there as well. I'd like to see Ray Park again and get to meet Matt Lanter (who is also on 90210). I will be dressed up in Star Wars attire and can't wait to ride the updated attraction on opening weekend, Star Tours: The Adventure Continues.

Cooking With Mickey


  1. Our family has been to 3 SW weekends. Can't make it this yr and am bummed! Have a great time. We love meeting the actors, seeing the characters, and dressing up also! Sure wish I could be there to get the great collector pins.

    Have fun :-)

  2. They need to have this at Disneyland!


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