Disney Announces New Mission for Star Tours and Star Wars Land Concept Art

During a D23: Destination D presentation today, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek shared that, for the first time, Disney is adding a new adventure to the Star Tours – the Adventure Continues attraction. The new mission will be added to the attractions at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm teams are currently in production to add an exciting new mission to the attraction based on elements from Star Wars Episode 8.

Star Wars Episode 8 will be the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy following Star Wars: The Force Awakens, due for release in December 2017.

Walt Disney Imagineering has also released its first piece of concept art showing Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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As you can see, the land will take on a whole new dimension after dark and feature adventures and surprises around each corner. The image reveals a peek at what guests will discover in this all-new land located in the southwest corner of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, including one of the signature attractions that lets you take the controls of the Millennium Falcon.

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Author: Ray

I am a lifelong fan of everything Disney. My first trip to a a Disney park was to Disneyland as a child in 1970, but didn't make to Walt Disney World until I went with my wife and first child in 1990. A year doesn't go by with out at least one trip to either Disneyland or Walt Disney World. My wife and I are Disney Vacation Club members and also Charter Members of D23.

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