Newly Released Image Depicts Planned ‘Star Wars’ Land at Disneyland

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The latest artist rendition of the "Star Wars" land that is under construction in Disneyland shows the Millennium Falcon in a prominent position. (Credit: Walt Disney Co.)

The latest artist rendition of the “Star Wars” land that is under construction in Disneyland shows the Millennium Falcon in a prominent position. (Credit: Walt Disney Co.)

“What a piece of junk!”

That’s how Luke Skywalker described the Millennium Falcon when he first sees Han Solo’s ship in the 1977 movie “Star Wars.” But that piece of junk plays a prominent role in the new 14-acre “Star Wars” attraction, under construction in Disneyland.

The Millennium Falcon is shown in the distance at a docking bay in a new artist rendering released Monday, surrounded by a forest, rock spires and futuristic buildings and landing pads. It is the latest rendering released by Disney to build interest for the park’s biggest expansion ever.

Construction of the new land, part of a bigger $1-billion upgrade effort at the resort, began in April but Disney officials haven’t said when the project will be open to the public. The land will feature two attractions, including a ride that lets visitors fly the Millennium Falcon in a secret mission.

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