Disney always puts a big focus on its parks at D23 Expo, and today it revealed some important new information about the upcoming Star Wars lands. “I might be one of the most valuable characters to Lucasfilm-not because I’m a legacy character, but thanks to short term memory loss, I don’t remember what I had for breakfast”, he said at the Star Wars Celebration in April in Orlando. Goslin promised unprecedented Star Wars experiences coming with it.
The Last Jedi is in red, and the only other Star Wars title in red is Revenge of the Sith, arguably the darkest of the Star Wars movies so far.
And sure, it’s kind of a low blow to end the reel on a clip of Carrie Fisher talking about family, or interspersing her throughout the little video.
The video was released on all Star Wars social media accounts this morning to promote the series’ eighth installment, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Instead, they’re building a brand new, unnamed planet.
You get to see a lot of the characters I one way or another in the footage, ranging from a very serious Domhnall Gleeson (The Revenant) as General Hux to Oscar Isaac (The Promise) going for something a bit more heroic as Poe Dameron.
“When you step in to the world, you’re the hero”, Chris Beatty, Disney Imagineer and executive director of the new expansions said. The Paradise Pier at Disney’s California Adventure park in Anaheim will be revamped with a Pixar theme. For example, if you bring the Millenium Falcon back heavily damaged, chances are someone will not be too happy about that. Line up your X-wing squadron for an attack on a mammoth First Order Star Destroyer in space. You become a citizen once you check in, and every minute of your experience will be Star Wars. You can explore the streets and markets, buy unusual meat concoctions, drinks in weird vessels, drink a glass of blue milk. Nearby, they’ll also be able to acquire trinkets and treasures from across the galaxy.
Chapek reflected on some of the company’s recent openings, including the “Iron Man” attraction in Hong Kong and Pandora.