Sunday, June 16, 2013

Disney World to Open "Star Wars Land" in 2018

From worstpreviews, After buying Lucasfilm and the "Star Wars" franchise, Disney started sending out asurveyto its Disneyland annual pass holder asking them if they would be interested invisitinga "Star Wars" theme park.

That was back in March. And now comes word that Walt Disney World in Orlando is expanding itsHollywoodStudios section to include "Star Wars Land." According to Theme Park Insider, Disney is already deciding which attractions to remove to make space for "Star Wars Land." Some of the attraction that may go are "The Muppets" theater and "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" play area.

"This appears to be a five-yearproject, putting completion in 2018, though Disney could choose to throwmoneyat it and accelerate it by a year," said thewebsite, adding that the park may also get a Mos Eisley Cantinarestaurant.

Meanwhile, Disney is also working on adding "Cars Land" toHollywoodStudios in Orlando and figuring out ways to start addingMarvel superheroesto its theme parks.

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