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Go with the Force to Star Wars Weekends at Disney

There will be a huge Force of costumed crowds at Disney's Hollywood Studios for the annual Star Wars Weekends, which run through June 9. And while these fans really get into the movies, two features really help you get in the movies by turning your face into an action figure or a mold. Last year the park introduced the "Carbon-Freeze Me" exhibit during the annual ode to George Lucas, giving visitors the option to have their likeness cast as a three-dimensional, 8-inch figurine ($99.95; takes four weeks). This year they've added another personalized action figure: a Stormtroopers figure featuring fan faces. The 10-minute experience uses a high-resolution 3D face scanner to send the image to a 3D printer to create the figurine ($99.95; seven to eight weeks). To kick things off, this weekend features appearances by Ray Park (Darth Maul), Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett ) and Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Capt. Rex in Star Wars: The Clone Wars). Everyone's favorite galactic smuggler, gambler and scoundrel, Lando Calrissian, a.k.a. actor Billy Dee Williams, returns on the fourth weekend, June 7-9. Go to disneyworld.com for details and best ticket prices.

Go with the Force to Star Wars Weekends at Disney 05/16/13 [Last modified: Thursday, May 16, 2013 2:51pm]
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