John Boyega meets the Legends of Star Wars at Disneyland Paris

From 12 January 2019, the Star Wars saga will be coming to life at Disneyland Paris with the new season Legends of the Force – A Celebration of Star Wars. Actor John Boyega, who plays Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi came to Disneyland Park to take part in and share this unique experience!  

Finn, also known as FN2187 (played by John Boyega), started his legendary adventure as a First Order Stormtrooper. As soon as he arrived at the Disneyland Park, he was surprised to find himself arrested by two Stormtroopers patrolling Disneyland Paris during the special Star Wars season, an encounter that John will always remember.

Staying clear of the menacing First Order, he made his way to see his faithful friend Chewbacca, who you can meet every day during Legends of the Force – A Celebration Star Wars at Walt Disney Studios Park. John commented “I think that it’s great because every time I’m filming with Chewie, I hug him as much as I can. It makes sense that everyone can experience this.”

Lastly, it was the legendary Darth Vader that John Boyega was brave enough to meet for the first time. After meeting all of his favourite characters, he was able to experience Hyperspace Mountain, which offers plenty of thrills to the sound of John Williams’ music. Next he took his seat on Star Tours: The Adventure Continues, an attraction in which you can meet his character, Finn, depending on the mission you embark on. May the force be with you!

For more information on Legends of the Force – A Celebration of Star Wars from 12 January to 17 March 2019 at Disneyland Paris:

An entire season to live the most iconic stories from the Star Wars saga

With legendary characters, galactic battles and iconic lightsabers, Legends of the Force – A Celebration of Star Wars is an incredible opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the heart of the Star Wars galaxy, following in the footsteps of their favourite heroes, such as Rey and BB-8, whilst having to confront the Dark Side of the Force with Darth Vader, Kylo Ren and many others.

New: Meet Chewbacca

After bursting the screens of the very first Star Wars film in 1977, Chewbacca has become one of the most iconic heroes in film history. Chewbacca has been part of several Star War events at Disneyland Paris, but now guest get to meet him in person. This Wookiee, is loved by fans of all ages and will finally be there to welcome you during this new season.

Meet at the reference point in Production Courtyard at Walt Disney Studios Park for an unforgettable encounter with Chewbacca.

Star Wars: The Galactic Celebration

This show is not to be missed. At dusk, Walt Disney Studios Park will pay spectacular homage to the Star Wars galaxy with an amazing sound and light display show. The show will include image projections, special effects and, of course, the Star Wars characters.

This year there are new features with unreleased clips from Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story. There will also be new characters on stage for the first time, such as the adorable, faithful Resistance droid BB-8 and the fearsome bounty hunter Boba Fett will also make a grand entrance.

But be careful, the Dark Side of the Force is never far away, with special scenes featuring the Empire and the First Order. It’s a totally unmissable experience.


The Stormtroopers will be flooding Walt Disney Studios Park with:

New! The Imperial March:  The Legends of the Force programme will include a number of intrusions by Stormtroopers. This year, Darth Vader will be taking the lead with The Imperial March. Determined to prove the power of the Empire, he will gather his Stormtroopers together to show Rebels the power of the Dark Side of the Force.

The March of the First Order: The charismatic Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will be making her great comeback. She will be marching with her procession of Stormtroopers of the First Order. Beware!

The Stormtroopers Patrol: A squad of Stormtroopers will also break away during the day to patrol the crowd in search of members or allies of the Resistance. It will be the perfect opportunity to pose alongside them.

Legends of a Galaxy Far, Far Away

This spectacular show gives guests a chance to relive the greatest moments of the Star Wars saga, with its legendary heroes on stage and to the sound of epic musical themes by John Williams. Look out for Kylo Ren, Rey and Darth Maul during the show, and for the first time, the fearsome bounty hunter, Boba Fett and adorable droid BB-8. This show will be taking place several times a day on the stage of Production Courtyard.


Head straight to the heart of the intergalactic Star Wars battles at Disneyland Park

The Star Wars legend will also take place at Disneyland Park, where the more adventurous will be able to confront Darth Vader at Starport, near the attraction Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, and brave the power of the Dark Side of the Force.

Star Tours: The Adventure Continues

State-of-the-art technology, flight simulators, digital 3D, Audio-Animatronics, legendary music and more will combine together to create Star Tours: The Adventure Continues. This attraction has everything needed for an immersive experience at the heart of the Star Wars saga. There 60 incredible mission combinations possible aboard the StarSpeeder 1000. Ready to take off with amateur pilot C-3P0?

Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain

This attraction will fly you away to a new setting to meet the famous Rebel Alliance and experience an unbelievable expedition, with many sensations in the Star Wars galaxy. Find yourself in the famous battle against the Galactic Empire at top speed and to the sound of John Williams’ legendary music.


Join us from 12 January to 17 March 2019 for the ultimate Star Wars experience with Legends of the Force – A Celebration of Star Wars at both Disneyland Paris Parks.

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