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Soaring Over ‘Star Wars’ Land

A Resistance X-wing sails high above the planned park, providing an overview of the various sections, including the Millennium Falcon hangar, shops, and Stormtrooper base. (Credit: Disney Parks/Lucasfilm)

Disney's 'Star Wars' Land Concept Art Puts You in the Galaxy Far, Far Away (Updated)

Marcus Errico
Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Entertainment
Yahoo Movies

The Empire is expanding, and will soon have outposts established in Orlando and Anaheim. The House of Mouse confirmed this week that the anticipated Star Wars Land expansion — dual 14-acre immersive themed lands at Disneyland and Disney World that will be on the official galactic mapwould open in 2019, in time for Episode IX, the closing chapter of the central “Skywalker Saga.” The project, announced in 2015, began construction in April 2016. Over the past several months, Disney has been releasing concept art for Star Wars Land, and we’ve collected it all here to give you the flavor of that galaxy that’s suddenly not so far, far away. So strap in, sit back, and click through… [UPDATED April 17, 2017 with new images released at Star Wars Celebration.]