Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: Fun Facts

Filed in: Attractions, Disneyland Park, Fact Sheets, PRESS KIT: Summer 2011, Star Tours

Overview: The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a new 3-D attraction set to open at Disneyland park With an eye-popping digital presentation leveraging Dolby 3-D to deliver a vivid and realistic experience, a dramatic musical score and motion simulator-based technology, guests will be immersed in the Star Wars galaxy like never before on a theme park attraction. More than 50 story combinations are possible for guests to experience aboard Star Tours, so guests can enjoy the attraction multiple times without  experiencing the same adventure.  In fact they never know where the Force will take them!

Opening Dates:
June 3, 2011 (Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif.)
May 20, 2011 (Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla)

Attraction Locations:
Disneyland Resort: Tomorrowland, inside Disneyland park
Walt Disney World Resort: Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park

Attraction Experience Time:
Approximately 7 minutes (including boarding at Starspeeder gate)
Actual show is approximately 5 minutes.

Height Requirement:
40 inches (102 cm) or taller

Attraction Designers, Writers and Creators:
Walt Disney Imagineering, working with Lucasfilm Ltd. and Industrial Light & Magic

Some famous Star Wars film characters guests can encounter (depending on which story they experience):
R2-D2
C-3PO
Darth Vader
Boba Fett
Yoda
Sebulba
Admiral Ackbar
Chewbacca
Jar Jar Binks
Princess Leia

Some famous Star Wars film planets and destinations guests can encounter (depending on which story they experience):
Kashyyyk
Hoth
Naboo
Coruscant
Tatooine
The Death Star (above the planet Geonosis)

Media Contacts:    Disneyland Resort Public Relations
(714) 781-4500

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