Disney provides first look at their completed $1 billion Star Wars land, Galaxy's Edge
Fans of the beloved Star Wars franchise will be ecstatic to learn that a brand new Star Wars-themed land will officially open this Friday in Disneyland, California.
Dubbed 'Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge', the land has been the centre of considerable hype ahead of its release, and now we're being given our first peek into what it has to offer.
Reportedly costing a staggering $1 billion, the immersive Star Wars-themed world is built on a vast plot of land spanning 15-acres.
Furthermore, Galaxy’s Edge boasts an impressive Millennium Falcon experience and will later feature a 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride.
Take a look inside Disney's new Star Wars theme park:
Visitors will also have the chance to purchase custom-designed lightsabers and droids in the park's gift shops. Plus, there will be plenty of eateries including a Star Wars-themed cantina.
John Boyega, one of the stars of the hit franchise, actually paid a visit to Galaxy’s Edge, and posted a photo of the striking attraction.
"Meet the amazing cast of Batuu ready to give the fans all around the world the most immersive Star Wars experience!" the 27-year-old actor wrote in the caption. "Star Wars #GalaxysEdge opens its doors in one week at @disneyland and don’t you worry i’ll be there to help guide you through one of the most insane rides! It was a pleasure to work with the team on this. Enjoy and may the force be with you."
It is important to note that for the first few weeks following its grand opening, guests must have reservations in order to enter the area. So, whether you simply want browse the attraction's gift shops and grab a bite to eat, you need to make a reservation. These will no longer be necessary from June 24.
A second Galaxy's Edge will be opening at Disney World in Florida in late August.