Disney offers peak into Star Wars Millennium Falcon at expo

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Disney offers peak into Star Wars Millennium Falcon at expo

Star Wars Land won't open until 2019, but Disney has given us our first glimpse of the themed areas in development at its California and Florida parks, unveiling a 50-foot, detailed, 3D model.

The "Star Wars" land could also offer some sort of tracking system that will integrate with the rides. During the live stream, YouTubers JackSepticEye and Strawburry17 will get their hands on the latest games from Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel, including Star Wars: Battlefront II, Spider-Man, and Kingdom Hearts III!

Ahead of this weekend's likely onslaught of announcements at D23, Disney made a decision to bless us with a detailed look their new Star Wars lands, coming to both Disneyland and Disney World.

The model was revealed for the first time at D23 Expo, Disney's three-day, biennial fan convention in Anaheim. "And your role inside of that will be defined by how you choose", Scott Mallwitz, ‎executive creative director at Walt Disney Imagineering, told The Orange County Register.

Bob Capek, chairman of Disney's parks division, described the project as "the most ambitious land we've built to date" and with an estimated construction cost of $1 billion each, you can probably expect them to live up to their claim of offering "total immersion" in George Lucas' universe. It will feature at least two major attractions, a ride on the Millennium Falcon and a place in "a climactic battle", plus the Star Wars Cantina and an upscale dinner club. The first lets guests pilot the Millennium Falcon, the renowned starship of Han Solo on a customized, undercover mission.

One question, however, remains: is Disney going to rely on just those two rides and then hope that additional Star Wars love will keep the interest going?

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