The STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Intergalactic Tour blasts off today in malls around the country. The tour will run eight consecutive weekends, making appearances in eight major cities across the country until it completes its mission on Sunday, November 9.
The tour brings to life both favorite and new characters from the upcoming animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS with interactive activities. STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3, at 9 p.m. (ET, PT).
Cartoon Network, Lucasfilm Ltd. and iris Experience will present a Jedi experience at each mall stop specially tailored for "younglings."
The environment will blend STAR WARS characters and a variety of entertainment stations, which will offer a range of fun, interactive games and activities. Kids can choose to take a Lightsaber Skill Test, preview the soon-to-be released CLONE WARS interactive game, take their picture with favorite STAR WARS characters, get a sneak preview of the weekly adventure series in a special screening area, and even get a temporary STAR WARS tattoo.
Tour schedule is as follows:
--Chicago, Illinois: Gurnee Mills Mall on September 19-21--New York, New York: Roosevelt Fields Mall on September 26-28--Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: King of Prussia Mall on October 4-5--Washington, D.C.: Tyson Corner Center Mall on October 11-12--Atlanta, Georgia: Lenox Square Mall on October 18-19--Miami, Florida: Dadeland Mall on October 25-26--Houston, Texas: Houston Galleria Mall on October 31-November 2--Los Angeles, California: Brea Mall on November 8-9.
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3 at 9 p.m. (ET, PT) with a special one-hour presentation that anchors the network's all-new night of fantasy, action and adventure. New series THE SECRET SATURDAYS and current hit BEN 10: ALIEN FORCE join STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS for a night of non-stop adventure, exciting storytelling and innovative animation.