New 'Star Wars' attraction to land at Disney theme park

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The opening of the newly updated "Star Wars' Star Tours: The Adventures Continue" attraction is scheduled to launch on May 20 at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios theme park, it was announced January 20, according to /Film.

Star Tours 2.0 will feature a 3D ride through 54 different experiences, with features like holographic communications with passengers.

This new attraction occurs between Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). Locations and characters are featured from both the original trilogy of films (Chewbacca, R2-D2, Bith, Rodians) and the prequels (Naboo citizens and Geonosians).

C-3PO will be the pilot of the new ride, and two new characters will be introduced, including Ace, a new pilot, and Aly San San, the spokesdroid, voiced by Allison Janney ( The West Wing, Juno, Hairspray).
Composer Michael Giacchino ( Lost, Up, Star Trek) will score the ride.

The new attraction will travel to Coruscant and other destinations in the Star Wars galaxy including Bespin, Endor and Alderaan.

Watch a trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I01pT84HeY

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