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Images from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Photos of scenes from a press preview and the opening day of the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride/experience in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla.

A Disney cast member dressed as a member of the First Order leads guests into a hangar bay of a Star Destroyer where 50 Stormtroopers greet riders on Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
On opening day to the public, a cast member holds a sign at the entrance to Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Visitors filled the queues on opening day to the public of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
A cast member portraying Rey from the “Star Wars” series greets a young visitor inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Two SUV-sized x-wing fighter drones are flown nearby, kicking off the dedication ceremony of the ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, is joined by park cast members as he speaks during the dedication of Walt Disney World’s newest ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
James Meyer, 4, from Orlando, wears his Kylo Ren costume and is escorted by storm trooper cast members while walking through Black Spire Outpost, on the planet of Batuu at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
A Disney cast member dressed as a member of the First Order directs riders during the ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
On a Star Destroyer, 50 Stormtroopers greet riders on the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Scenes from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
On opening day to the public, cast members are lined up to check groups in at the entrance to Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, in Orlando. A virtual ride queue was utilized, which allowed riders using the Walt Disney World app to register for a time and then return to the line queue. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Signs were posted throughout Disney’s Hollywood Studios by 8:30 a.m. letting visitors know all virtual queue reservations were distributed for the day for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during the ride’s opening day for the public. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Lieutenant Bek from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A rider records a hologram projection of Daisy Ridley’s Rey with their phone in a scene along the ride queue for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
The droid BB-8 during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for the new Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Riders inside a hangar bay of a Star Destroyer where Stormtroopers greet riders on the ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A scene from the ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, during opening day to the public in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Caged weapons are on dislpay for riders as they wait in line for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Florida. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Stormtroopers are in position inside a star destoyer on the ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
A pair of AT-AT’s inside the Star Destroyer that’s part of the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride during opening day to the public in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Views of alien equipment are seen as passengers travel through the line to experience Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Guns point ominously skyward outside as you enter the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
A scene with Kylo Ren, from the ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during opening day inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
A green screen map is seen along the line where visitors wait for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A cast member directs participants at Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Stormtroopers inside the Star Destroyer of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance open fire during the ride’s opening day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
The droid BB8 greets riders during the experience of interacting with Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A holographic image of Daisy Ridley’s Rey in an early scene from the Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Another view of Lieutenant Bek from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Uniforms worn by Star Wars character are caged next to the line where visitors wait for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Visitors can speculate about the purpose of equipment left out while waiting in line for the opportunity to experience Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Along the line where visitors wait for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
A scene with Kylo Ren during Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
After multiple interactive scenes, riders sit in cars which take them through the rest of the ride, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Lieutenant Bek continues in his role as the action heats up during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Scenes from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Details along the queue of the ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Scenes from Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during a press preview at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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