Tom Hodges, a California artist, created this fictional rendering of a Star Wars theme park for Star Wars Celebration V in Orlando in 2010. He based the fake theme park map on a 1966 map of Disneyland. (Tom Hodges / November 2, 2012)
"We have ample opportunity to expand the presence of this franchise in our parks. … There's room to grow what we've already got, so we feel particularly good about that," Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger said.
Attractions experts say they expect to see Disney do more with Star Wars in its theme parks, though Disney has previously told industry analysts that it is taking a break from big-time capital projects in its parks unit, so it could be a while before anyone senses a disturbance in the Force in a Disney park.
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