Disneyland unveils 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge'

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (CNN) — Fans are eagerly awaiting Friday's grand opening of Disneyland's new Star Wars section of the theme park.

This rendering released by Disney and Lucasfilm shows people on the planned Inside Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run attraction, part of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge a 14-acre area set to open this summer at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, then in the fall at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. (Disney Parks/Lucasfilm via AP)

Disney spared no expense on "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge," with reportedly $1 billion spent to build it on the sprawling 14-acre tract of land.

Bob Chapek, chairman of Parks, Experiences and Products for The Walt Disney Company, said the greatest attraction may be the land itself.

"You feel like you're actually on the planet Batuu," Chapek said.

Among the sights is the Millennium Falcon, arguably the most famous spaceship in the entire Star Wars galaxy. Guests are invited to walk through Han Solo's ship and maybe even take the helm.

There also are attractions inside of the attraction, like the Millennium Falcon's chessboard from "A New Hope." Let the Wookiee win. The main one is the new ride, called "Smuggler's Run."

"And then we have in-queue apps, so that you can actually be within the mythology going on your phone while you're in a queue and play a game," Chapek said.

There are even familiar foods and drinks on the menu, like Luke Skywalker's favorite blue milk.

"Disney Parks, what we do is the physical embodiment of the magic," said John State, culinary director of Disneyland Resort. "We make magic real, and you can't do that on a movie screen. You can't do that on a computer screen, but you certainly can do it when the Falcon's sitting right in front of you."

Disney plans to open a second Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge attraction at Disney Hollywood Studios in Florida in August.

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