An A-list lineup of Star Wars actors who portrayed or voiced Yoda, Kylo Ren, Rey, Finn, Poe and even a beloved Star Excursions droid pilot will return to the roles they made well-known within the new Galaxy’s Edge themed land coming to Disneyland.

Actors Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac together with voice actors Frank Oz, Paul Reubens, Jim Cummings and Kipsang Rotich will reprise their Star Wars roles within the Black Spire Outpost village on the distant planet of Batuu, the setting for the brand new 14-acre themed lands coming to the Anaheim theme park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida.

The Star Wars characters will present up in audio-animatronic, holographic and video type in Galaxy’s Edge sights, experiential retailers and the village’s cantina.

The timeline for the brand new themed land might be set within the newest Star Wars trilogy — which means guests gained’t see acquainted characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo or Darth Vader in Black Spire Outpost. Galaxy’s Edge might be residence to newer characters resembling Rey, BB-Eight and Kylo Ren who might be joined by previous favorites resembling Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2.

Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at the Star Wars characters who might be populating the Black Spire village and the actors who might be enjoying the components in Galaxy’s Edge.


The smart Jedi grasp who first appeared in “The Empire Strikes Again” will as soon as once more be voiced by Frank Oz.

The Star Wars puppeteer and voice actor additionally carried out Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Animal on “The Muppet Present” and Cookie Monster, Bert and Grover on “Sesame Avenue.”

Yoda educated Luke Skywalker within the methods of The Pressure in “The Empire Strikes Again.” What the small, inexperienced alien creature with pointy ears and clawed fingers lacked in dimension he greater than made up for together with his magical powers.

Disney has not introduced the place Yoda will seem in Galaxy’s Edge, nevertheless it is sensible for the legendary Jedi Knight to make common appearances in Savi’s handbuilt lightsaber workshop. The Walt Disney Imagineering inventive staff has dropped hints that guests might be greeted by an “previous good friend” within the build-your-own lightsaber experiential store.

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“It has some nice moments of magic,” Imagineering govt inventive director Chris Beatty stated. “The finale is tremendous, tremendous cool. Within the reveal on the finish you’ll be visited by an previous good friend as a part of the expertise.”


A fan-favorite Star Excursions droid who has discovered work as a cantina disc jockey in Galaxy’s Edge will as soon as once more be voiced by Paul Reubens.

“We had been tremendous excited to convey him again and nobody was extra excited than Paul,” Imagineering story editor Margaret Kerrison stated. “He introduced in lots of inspiration and new strains for us. Let’s simply say you can be totally entertained in Oga’s Cantina.”

Reubens, greatest identified for his position as Pee-wee Herman, initially voiced the Star Excursions pilot in 1987 when the droid was generally known as RX-24, or just Rex for brief.

Reubens performed Pee-wee Herman in motion pictures, kids’s tv and on Broadway. His tv appearing credit embrace “Gotham,” “The Blacklist” and “30 Rock.”

Now generally known as DJ R-3X, Rex will man a disc jockey console at Oga’s Cantina in Galaxy’s Edge. The pilot-turned-DJ will spin an alien soundtrack described as Jawa meets new age meets 1980s pop. Reubens reprises his position as Rex through the three-hour set with strains resembling “Hey everybody, who’s able to boogie?”

Hondo Ohnaka

A dreadlocked alien creature with six tusk-like protrusions on his chin will function the proprietor of Ohnaka Transport Options and host of the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run flight simulator.

“Some would name him an area pirate,” stated Asa Kalama, Walt Disney Imagineering govt inventive director. “He would consult with himself as a very professional businessman.”

Hondo Ohnaka might be voiced by Jim Cummings, reprising his position from the “Clone Wars” and “Star Wars Rebels” animated tv collection.

The famend voice actor is thought for his work as Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Darkwing Duck, Sonic the Hedgehog and the Tasmanian Satan.

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Smugglers Run riders will obtain their mission from an audio-animatronic Hondo earlier than boarding the Millennium Falcon. Riders will even watch a video transmission from Hondo simply earlier than climbing into the Falcon’s cockpit.

Kylo Ren

The villain of the present trilogy of “Star Wars” movies might be voiced in a number of kinds within the Rise of the Resistance attraction by Adam Driver.


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