Members of the media are giving glowing reviews to Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney World, calling it among the best theme park rides ever.
Rise of the Resistance has been promoted as the premier attraction of the 14-acre Galaxy's Edge and hyped as one of the most advanced rides Disney has ever built.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios has arguably been as much of a construction site as a working theme park over the past several years.
“Those two lands have been far more successful than have been reported,” Iger said, noting that 5 million guests have experienced the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run attraction.
Crowds have been lower than expected at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios since both parks opened their version of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
While no official reason has been given for this change, Catherine Powell may be the first major executive casualty from the troubled opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
After careful crowd control for the West Coast version of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the Disney World edition of the land attracted lines as long as five hours on its opening day.
As part of the media preview for Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, reporters were given a tour of the larger and more ambitious of the 14-acre land’s two rides.