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A 'jaw-dropping' new world of 'Star Wars' is heading to Disney parks

A 'jaw-dropping' new world of 'Star Wars' is heading to Disney parks

A galaxy far, far away is coming to the happiest place on Earth. Walt Disney Co. announced Saturday that it will create 14-acre “Star Wars”-themed areas for Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. The plans represent the largest expansions in the company’s history for a single-themed area, and in Anaheim they will require a major reconfiguration of the park, opened in 1955 by company co-founder Walt Disney. “We knew it needed to be big,” Disney Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said as he announced the plans to 7,500 people gathered at Disney’s D23 fan expo at the Anaheim Convention Center. “We knew it...

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