Disneyland is bringing the galaxy much, away closer than ever before … and also Luke Skywalker, Lando Calrissian and also Han Solo merely couldn’t miss it.
The renowned California amusement park is introducing a brand-new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge tourist attraction, and also 3 of the largest celebrities from the franchise business — Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and also Billy Dee Williams — signed up with maker George Lucas to reduce the bow on the hyped up dream globe.
The 4 ‘Star Wars’ tales took the phase with each other Wednesday to invite the very first visitors to the earth Batuu … with the Millennium Falcon as a suitable background.
Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger presented Lucas initially to talk to the group regarding Galaxy’s Edge … which he described as “Star Tours on steroids.” Star Tours was the very first ‘Star Wars’-themed trip at the park — it opened up a long period of time ago … in 1986.
Williams and also Hamill talked afterwards, with Mark stating this was the very first time he’s been to a grand opening occasion considering that Star Tours.
Then it was time to discharge up the Falcon, however there were technological troubles … which was Ford’s hint to go into. Harrison offered the rocket ship a pair difficult smacks to obtain it going … and also offered a shout-out to the late Chewbacca star, Peter Mayhew.
Phase One of Galaxy’s Edge opens up Friday — that includes the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run trip and also all the stores and also dining establishments. Another significant trip, Rise of the Resistance, will certainly open up later on in 2019 as component of Phase Two.
Disney World in Florida will certainly introduce its very own Galaxy’s Edge on August 29.