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New Footage Gives Fans A Peek Inside Disney's Upcoming 'Star Wars' Rides

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will open next year in both California and Florida.

Disney is giving “Star Wars” fans an early Christmas present with new footage of the highly anticipated rides coming to its theme parks in Anaheim and Orlando.

The company announced the names of the “Star Wars” rides, starting with Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, which will let visitors take on one of three roles in Han Solo’s famous Corellian freighter. The other signature attraction, which puts guests in the middle of a major battle between the First Order and the Resistance, will be called Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.

The company said this was the first footage from inside the attraction itself:

Disney is building two identical versions of the land, called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, that will open next summer at Disneyland in Anaheim, and in autumn at Disney’s Hollywood Studio at Walt Disney World in Florida.

The land will also feature new music from film composer John Williams, who has provided the iconic soundtrack to all eight of the “episodic” movies in the franchise and is working on the ninth installment:

"Star Wars: Storyboards"