Disney has launched a new Star Tours page on Facebook where fans can “like” the attraction in anticipation of its enhanced reopening next month.
The page reveals Floridians will have a chance to learn more about Star Tours 2 in one of four upcoming special mall appearances that will include R2-D2, C-3PO, Jedi Mickey and Leia Minnie!
SATURDAY, APRIL 16 – AVENTURA MALL – MIAMI
SATURDAY, APRIL 30 – ORANGE PARK MALL – JACKSONVILLE
SATURDAY, MAY 7 – WESTFIELD CITRUS PARK MALL – TAMPA
SATURDAY, MAY 14 – THE FLORIDA MALL – ORLANDO
Also in the Facebook page’s photo album, Disney has added three new pieces of artwork showing off destinations theme park guests will fly to when they step aboard the new Star Tours: The Adventures Continue ride. It appears the underwater Gungan city on Naboo will be visited:
The beautiful landscapes of Kashyyyk will play a part in Star Tours 2:
And Star Wars fans will be overjoyed to have a chance to take part in the famous Hoth battle, perhaps helping to take down an AT-AT or two:
In addition, Disney appears to be touting the new 3D aspect of the attraction, which will be a vast improvement over the original version of the ride:
Whether you call it Star Tours 3D, Star Tours 2, or Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, the new attraction will premiere at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 20, 2011 and at Disneyland in California on June 3, 2011.