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Disney CEO Bob Iger says plans are being developed for a "Star Wars presence" in the parks

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Aug 5, 2014 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has finally confirmed that Star Wars fans will soon see more of their favorite franchise in the theme parks. While speaking to investors in a company earnings call, Iger said, "We're also developing ideas and designs for a far greater Star Wars presence in our parks. We expect to provide details about this sometime this year."

Though no specific details were given as to how the film series might be incorporated into the theme parks, this is still more information than fans have had thus far. Iger was also mentioned the upcoming Star Wars film and said, "Production on Star Wars: Episode VII is on track. The footage we've seen so far is spectacular and certainly worthy of the fan frenzy and excitement this movie is generating around the world."