If you thought theme parks were dying, the news earlier this year that Nintendo is teaming with Universal Parks & Resorts on its own real-world Mario wonderland might have changed your mind. Now, with the Star Wars license firmly in its grasp,
What’s particularly cool about Disney’s new teaser for the Star Wars park is that rather than simply whipping up some fancy renders and photoshops, they actually built a scale model of what the park will attempt to replicate. It’s a dusty, weathered world full of odd architecture and plenty of run-down spacecraft dotting the roads and rooftops.
It all feels very authentic, and there’s even an appearance by the Millennium Falcon to ensure your thirst for fan service is completely quenched. The model is being shown off at the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, so if you’re in the neighborhood you’ll have a chance to check it out in person from now until July 16th.
“Guests will find themselves in the middle of the action at two signature attractions,”
As for the progress on the actual Star Wars attractions, the new parks will open in both