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D23 Expo: Star Tours 2 announcement video

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Below is the exciting announcement of the long-rumored Star Tours makeover featuring Stormtroopers, Darth Vader, and Jay Rasulo, chairman of Disney Parks & Resorts.

Star Tours 2 announcement at D23 Expo

Details are scarce but you can read a little more about the announcement here.

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5 comments

Robert Ashburn September 12, 2009 - 7:56 pm

So they have between January 1, 2011 and Dec 31 at 11:59p.m. 2011 to open it. or else the empire will strike back… lol

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Ben Harris September 12, 2009 - 10:25 pm

Disney knows that by doing this, they will unleash the wrath of the fanboys onto themselves if they don’t have the ride open by Dec 31, right? Because I think that if they don’t have this open, there are going to be a lot of angry storm troopers standing outside of Star Tours on January 1st…

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Hairyleo September 13, 2009 - 11:35 am

Did he say it’s Disney WORLD, too, because all I heard was disneyLAND?

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[email protected] September 13, 2009 - 1:52 pm

You know… I’ve had about enough podracing for a lifetime. I think one pod race is too much. I liked the original Star Tours because it wasn’t a clip show of the film, retreading the exact same territory, it had its own little angle and added some depth that you didn’t need to be a Star Wars fan to appreciate but was welcome if you were. I have my doubts about the new take.

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Ricky September 13, 2009 - 6:04 pm

It will be coming to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. It was left out of the presentation but was confirmed later.

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