Jedi Academy Stage Construction Underway

August 10, 2007

Fans headed to next year’s Star Wars Disney Weekends in Orlando, FL at Disney-MGM Studios might notice a few upgrades. It appears that construction on the Star Wars Jedi Academy stage is about to begin.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, “the plans call for construction of a large, permanent stage to present frequent and expanded versions of the Jedi Academy activities.”

Read more about the report here.

Disney Star Wars Weekends Schedule Change

May 31, 2007

Starting June 1, and running each weekend through June 24, fans of all ages will converge to celebrate the heroes, villains, creatures and droids of the Star Wars saga with the annual Star Wars Weekends events at the Disney-MGM Studios in Florida.

Please note that last-minute scheduling has required a switch in the guest list, and that Warwick Davis will now be attending the final weekend, June 22-24. In his place is Bonnie Piesse, who played Beru Whitsun in Episodes II and III. The revised schedule is as follows:

June 1-3: Bonnie Piesse & Kenny Baker
June 8-10: Ray Park & Daniel Logan
June 15-17: Jeremy Bulloch & Peter Mayhew
June 22-24: Anthony Daniels & Warwick Davis.

Each weekend is hosted by Jay Laga’aia. For the latest Star Wars Weekends updates, keep checking here as well as For more information, tickets or resort reservations, guests can call 407/W-DISNEY, visit or a travel agent.