From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Gabriel Gibaldi
This week, the highly anticipated attraction Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opened in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. Meanwhile, the cast of the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, got a first look at the attraction at Disneyland park in California before it opens to the public on Jan. 17. We caught up with the stars in Galaxy’s Edge just as they wrapped interviews promoting the new movie.
Director J.J. Abrams and film stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Keri Russell and Kelly Marie Tran were wowed at the sight of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance is one of the most ambitious, advanced and immersive experiences ever undertaken by Walt Disney Imagineering, blurring the lines between fantasy and reality on a scale never seen before in a Disney attraction.
Check out the cast’s reaction below and hear what they had to say about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the film.
Be sure to catch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theaters beginning Dec. 20. Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.