Disney Reveals First Look At New Star Wars Rides

It’s a galaxy not so far away.

Designs show the Star Wars-inspired resort will resemble a spaceship (Disney/Lucasfilm)
Designs show the Star Wars-inspired resort will resemble a spaceship (Disney/Lucasfilm)

We’ve been patiently waiting for any update we can get our hands on about the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attractions coming to Disneyland and Disney World next year.

Earlier this year we heard some of the music that will be piped through the new Star Wars-themed area of the parks. Now we’re getting our first visual look at two of the attractions: “Smuggler’s Run” and “Rise of the Resistance.”

“It will be jaw-dropping and incredibly emotional to walk into the land for the first time, to actually be standing amongst the buildings, amongst the ships and have this feeling that it is all real that [it] has been brought to life and it is right there in front of you,”Carrie Beck, VP of Lucasfilm Story Group describes in a YouTube video shared on Collider. “It’s overwhelming.”

Each ride focuses on different adventures that put the guest in the middle of the action. The experience on “Smuggler’s Run” lets you navigate space on the Millennium Falcon. It “puts you straight in that cockpit right behind the controls,” Scott Throwbridge, Walt Disney Imagineering’s Creative Executive, explains. “It is going to be an intense, super fun experience.”

Take a look at the video for a taste of what is sure to be an out-of-this-world experience.

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