Frank Oz and Ian McDiarmid Among the Stars Announced for Star Wars Weekends 2015 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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    The Disney Parks Blog announced the celebrity lineup for the 2015 Star Wars Weekends. Notable additions for this year are first timers Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine) and Frank Oz (Yoda).

    The full lineup is:

    Weekend I (May 15 – 17)

    • Ian McDiarmid: Senator/Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
    • Amy Allen: Aayla Secura (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith)
    • Tiya Sircar: Sabine Wren (Star Wars Rebels)

    Weekend II (May 22 – 24)

    • Warwick Davis: Wald, Wicket W. Warrick (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
    • Silas Carson: Ki-Adi-Mundi, Nute Gunray (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith)
    • Vanessa Marshall: Hera Syndulla (Star Wars Rebels)

    Weekend III (May 29 – 31)

    • Warwick Davis: Wald, Wicket W. Warrick (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
    • Daniel Logan: Boba Fett (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
    • Steve Blum: Zeb Orrelios (Star Wars Rebels)

    Weekend IV (June 5 – 7)

    • Ray Park: Darth Maul (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace)
    • Jeremy Bulloch: Boba Fett (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
    • Ashley Eckstein: Ahsoka Tano (Star Wars: The Clone Wars; Star Wars Rebels)

    Weekend V (June 12 – 14)

    • Frank Oz: Yoda (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi; Star Wars Rebels)
    • Ray Park: Darth Maul (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace)
    • Peter Mayhew: Chewbacca (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith; Star Wars: A New Hope; Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
    • Taylor Gray: Ezra Bridger (Star Wars Rebels)

    In addition to celebrity appearances, other activities include:

    • Star Wars: Rebels” – Relive the adventurous twists and turns of the first exciting season of the Disney XD series “Star Wars: Rebels,” in an all-new show with Star Wars Weekends host James Arnold Taylor and a special guest from the show’s voice cast … along with a few surprises!
    • Autograph Opportunities – For the first time, autograph sessions with Star Wars celebrities will be held in an indoor location, just off Commissary Lane near Star Tours – The Adventure Continues. For complete details about autograph opportunities, be sure to visit StarWarsWeekends.com prior to your visit.
    • Darth’s Mall – A new complex of shops near Streets of America for the best selection of Star Wars merchandise in this galaxy or any other!
    • Symphony in the Stars – End of day fireworks spectacular.