In celebration of Star wars day, Disney has unveiled its incredibly lifelike lightsaber to be used in the Star Wars Hotel in 2022. The real-life lightsaber, rising from the hilt at the push of a button in all its blazing, buzzing glory, will be featured at the Star Wars themed luxury hotel currently under construction near Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser, when it opens in 2022.
Disney Park Blog says this about the ‘real’ lightsaber: “Guests who experience Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will be the first to see it in action, along with much more, starting in 2022, when this incredible new adventure from two nights. Watching that lightsaber activate right before your eyes will be just one of countless ways that, from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave, you will immerse yourself in a Star Wars story where your decisions and actions , or even casual conversations you may have – determine how your personal journey unfolds. “
While the weapon may not be able to repel shots from a blaster or through heavy metal doors, it still looks incredibly impressive, just like dreams of Star Wars fans everywhere finally realized. Designed by Disney Imagineering Research and Development and first unveiled earlier this year, the retractable, lifelike lightsaber extends with familiar shock and emits the cherished, distinctive buzz that has captivated moviegoers for decades.
The signature weapon will be a big part of the experience during the two-night adventure aboard Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, and while Disney has yet to confirm whether these lightsabers will be available for purchase, it promises that guests will be “the ones. first to see it in action, along with much more. “
To celebrate Star Wars Day, Disney has also provided more details on the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser experience, which will begin with guests entering a special Launch Pod that will offer a virtual view of space as they approach the “huge and magnificent star cruiser Halcyon. “Upon boarding the star cruiser, guests will be able to” interact with an eclectic group of characters both familiar and new, possibly including the strong and charismatic captain of the star cruiser, a brave ship mechanic and a galactic superstar He can captivate an entire room with the purple twi’lek jewel-encrusted thief of a finger. “
Of course, guests will also be able to “train in the ancient ways of the lightsaber,” where they will hopefully have a chance to swing the weapon wildly while reciting their favorite quotes from across the Skywalker legacy and beyond.
When Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser Finally opening in 2022, it promises to “transport you to a galaxy far, far away to take you into a Star Wars story where your decisions and actions, or even casual conversations you may have, determine how your personal journey unfolds.” Which frankly sounds like a dream come true for any Star Wars fan.
Since buying Lucasfilm, Disney has invested a lot of time and money in expanding the franchise. Starting with the sequel series,The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi Y The rise of SkywalkerAll of which found huge financial success, if not necessarily critical, the studio has begun exploring various elements of a galaxy far, far away on its new streaming platform, Disney +. The western-esque series The mandalorian has proven to be a huge success since its debut in 2019, and the studio is now planning a Obi-Wan Kenobi series, a series centered on Boba Fett (The Book of Boba Fett), an Askhoka Tano series and a limited series based on the adventures of Lando calrissian.
As for the big screen, it was announced on the most recent Disney Investor Day that Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins will direct a Rogue Squad movie, with both The last Jedi Rian Johnson and Thor:By Ragnarok Taika Waititi must also direct her own projects within the Star Wars universe. With all of this on the cards, it seems like the Force will be with you, whether you want it or not.
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