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Disney's Star Wars Land Promises Full-Sized AT-AT Walkers

Originally announced during Disney's D23 event in 2015, the Star Wars-themed lands attractions are under construction at Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California. A new video from the parks' blog revealed that full-sized AT-AT Walkers will be part of the fun at both sites.

Yes, while they're still being built they look like playground versions of the giant battle vehicles, but the video shows a version of what they'll end up as. Even if we doubt they'll be shooting guests – as that way lies lawsuits and slightly lowered visiting figures. And we doubt you'll be able to do this with them.

Among the other attractions will be the chance to take the controls of the Millennium Falcon on a secret mission and an adventure that places you squarely in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.

The parks are due to open in 2019, though there's a part of us that wants to send Ian McDiarmid to visit now, so that they double their efforts.

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