'Star Wars Land' News & Update: Disney Reveals New Information For Their 'Star Wars' Theme Land Attraction
Disney released new information about their upcoming attractions that will be invading their parks soon. More than a year from now before the premiere date of "Star Wars Episode VIII," Disney announces new information for the new "Star Wars" theme land attraction.
According to the reports, a scene from the upcoming "Star Wars Episode VIII" movie will be included as part of "Star Wars" theme land in the future. The official website of Disney Parks confirmed the report and they also decided to add a little light on what exactly that will entail.
Disney and Lucas film remained mum about the movie's plot, but it is confirmed that the film will influence the "Star Wars" theme land. Also, many parts of the attraction are also based on the previous movies of the "Star Wars" franchise.
According to the Movieweb, one of the main attractions of the "Star Wars" theme land expansion would be a full-scale version of the Millennium Falcon. Visitors will be able to check out and will be able to walk around the ship, get hands on with it and be able to fly it via flight simulation technology.
Disney is putting very close details on the "Star Wars" theme land for the visitors to experience the movie's universe in real life. On the blog of Disney Parks, they also released a new piece of art, showing what the theme park will look at night. In addition to this news about the Star Wars Land attraction, reports also confirmed the new Avatar theme park. It is called "Pandora-The World of Avatar."
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman, Bob Chapek, announced at D23's Destination Amazing Adventures event in Orlando that the "Star Wars" theme land will open at Disney's Animal Kingdom in the summer of 2017. The construction of both versions of the land attraction, with a land size of 14 acres each, begins on April 2016 at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California and in Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida.