ANAHEIM (CBSMiami/AP) — Fans of “Star Wars” won’t have travel to a galaxy far, far away to get their space fix. Disney announced the galactic franchise is getting its own themed land at their parks.READ MORE: Big 7 Travel Ranks Le Chick’s Burger 3rd Best In US
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at Disney’s D23 Fan Expo on Saturday that the 14-acre attraction will be built at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California. It represents the largest parks expansion ever.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
Iger says the “Star Wars” land will be “every bit as thrilling as the films” and will include attractions and entertainment in an area populated by aliens and droids. There will also be a Cantina and the chance to take control of the Millennium Falcon.
Disney parks have previously only had the Star Tours ride as their “Star Wars” themed attraction. More comprehensive park integration has been expected since Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012.MORE NEWS: NASA, Boeing Scrub Scheduled Starliner OFT-2 Launch
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