Disney announces a new Star Was Land for Disneyland
At the recent D23 Expo 2016 in Anaheim, CA, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that a Star Wars themed park is coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
" These new lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World will transport guests to a whole new Star Wars planet, including an epic Star Wars adventure that puts you in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance.” announced Bob Iger, CEO of Disney
Ambitious plans to bring Star Wars to life in the two parks include creating Disney’s largest single-themed land expansions ever at 14-acres each, transporting guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life.
The new land will be located in the Big Thunder Ranch area and also take over some back stage areas.
while we're waiting for th enew land, Space Mountain will be transformed into Hyperspace Mountain, Star Tours will add characters from the new "Force Awakens" and there will be a Star Wars Launch Bay where guests can peek behind the scenes of the movies.