New details revealed about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Wonder if I will be able to take one of these home as a souvenir?
Wonder if I will be able to take one of these home as a souvenir?

Wonder if I will be able to take one of these home as a souvenir?

Disney recently held their annual Star Wars party called “Star Wars: Galactic Nights” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and revealed new details about the newest expansion coming to their parks, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Ready to board the Millennium Falcon?

Ready to board the Millennium Falcon?

Disney mentioned that in the new attraction where guests will literally walk through the corridors of the iconic Millennium Falcon and sit in the cockpit AND actually fly it. Disney even revealed the above CG rendering of the what the area of the attraction will look like.

The marketplace on Batuu will feature a variety of "hand crafted" items for guests to purchase.

The marketplace on Batuu will feature a variety of “hand crafted” items for guests to purchase.

Disney also revealed that a lot of  researh went into the areas of Istanbul and Marrakech, which will be featured in the marketplace areas of Batuu, the planet featured in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The marketplace will feature items for guests to purchase that look hand-crafted and will tie into the story of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Last but not least, Disney revealed that they are building an entire fleet of X-Wing fighters for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. How cool is that?! (Pictured above)

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Clint

Clint

Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed