Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Officially Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Land Attractions


The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is planning something big to mark the conclusion of the current Star Wars Trilogy.

The Big Q: How big?

The Big A: The size of a theme park.

On a call with investors today, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the 14-acre Star Wars Land attractions at Walt Disney World in Orlando will open in Y 2019, the same year as Star Wars Episode IX, the final chapter in the current “Skywalker Saga” arc of the Space Opera.

Construction started on the attraction last April, following its August 2015 announcement.

Until CEO Iger’s statement today, Disney was quiet about the attraction, which will be paired with one in Disneyland Anaheim.

That was not the only Star Wars information Mr. Iger dropped during the call.

He also revealed that he’s already seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi ahead of its December release, telling analysts, investors and shareholders that Rian Johnson’s follow-up to 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be a great next installment to the Skywalker story.

He also teased the upcoming Avatar attraction, saying, “This is a very big land with unique design and architecture that really does make you feel like you’re in Pandora.”

Symbol Last Trade Date Change Open High Low Volume
NYSE:DIS 109 7 February 2017 -0.57 109.65 109.73 108.77 9,670,300
HeffX-LTN Analysis for DIS: Overall Short Intermediate Long
Bullish (0.33) Neutral (0.19) Very Bullish (0.58) Neutral (0.22)

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