05.31.2019

10 secrets of Disneyland's new Star Wars land, from droid tracks to Princess Leia's jewelry

10 secrets of Disneyland's new Star Wars land, from droid tracks to Princess Leia's jewelry Photo by Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY

When Disney Imagineers dared to design their own little corner of the Star Wars galaxy, they were well aware of the fans who immersed themselves in the movies, books and graphic novels, looking for anything that may not belong in this fictional world.

Happily taking on the challenge, many of those who worked on Disneyland's new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land went to the ends of the universe — Morocco, for example — to ensure that the 14-acre attraction measured up to expectations, if not imaginations.

As a result, the land is filled with references to the "Star Wars" films, from the original "A New Hope" to "The Last Jedi."

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