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Detailed Model of Star Wars-Themed Lands Revealed at Disney’s D23 Expo

Detailed Model of Star Wars-Themed Lands Revealed at Disney’s D23 Expo

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek Reveals Epic, Detailed Model of Star Wars-Themed Lands

Guests can enjoy a first look at the stunning model during D23 Expo 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 13, 2017) – During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled a first look at the epic, richly detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif. and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. This stunning exhibition, on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion at D23 Expo, is yet another example of the breathtaking new worlds, immersive storytelling and transformational guest experiences that set Disney apart.

“To say we are excited for the Star Wars-themed lands to open in 2019 is an understatement,” Chapek said. “All along, we have said this will be game-changing, and through the model we can begin to see how truly epic these immersive new worlds will be.”

Chapek plans to share exciting new details about the project during the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Hall D23 Presentation on Saturday. The model will remain on display at the pavilion throughout the weekend to give visitors an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. In addition, the pavilion will display models, artwork and media that provide a first-ever look at some of the locations, starships, creatures, and droids that guests will encounter when they visit this new planet.

At D23 Expo 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced the Star Wars project to the delight of thousands of fans in attendance. The jaw- dropping new lands will open with two anchor attractions – one that gives guests the chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon on a customized secret mission, and one that puts guests right in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance. Representing the largest single-themed land expansion at 14 acres each, the Star Wars-themed lands will open in 2019.

However, guests don’t need to wait until 2019 to be immersed in the Star Wars galaxy. From special character encounters to fan-favorite attractions like Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, and interactive entertainment like Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple, guests of all ages can experience Star Wars stories at Disney parks and resorts around the world. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2uj8WYV.

BOB CHAPEK UNVEILS STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL at D23 EXPO – During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek welcomed invited guests as he unveiled a first look at the epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. This stunning exhibition remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. (Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks)

BOB CHAPEK UNVEILS STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL at D23 EXPO – During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek welcomed invited guests as he unveiled a first look at the epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. This stunning exhibition remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. (Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks)

BOB CHAPEK UNVEILS STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL at D23 EXPO – During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek welcomed invited guests as he unveiled a first look at the epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. This stunning exhibition remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. (Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO – The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO – The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

STAR WARS-THEMED LAND MODEL AT D23 EXPO The epic, fully detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida remains on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts “A Galaxy of Stories” pavilion throughout D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. The stunning exhibition gives D23 Expo guests an up-close look at what’s to come on this never-before seen planet. (Disney Parks/Joshua Sudock)

Thank you to Disney for the press release, images, and video.

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