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Aliens, droids and starships: Images from new Star Wars land

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Stormtroopers patrol the Tie Echelon Stage during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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The Millennium Falcon starship is pictured during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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The Millennium Falcon starship is pictured onstage during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. From left, "Star Wars" film franchise creator George Lucas, cast members Billy Dee Williams and Mark Hamill, Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger and cast member Harrison Ford stand onstage.
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A visitor exits the Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities store during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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An A-wing interceptor starfighter is displayed during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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"Star Wars" film franchise cast member Harrison Ford is silhouetted as he exits the stage following a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Fireworks go off behind the Millennium Falcon starship during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Fireworks go off during a dedication ceremony in front of the Millennium Falcon during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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The "Chewbacca" character from the "Star Wars" film franchise sits in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon starship during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Disneyland employee Julia Millard wears a Kowakian monkey-lizard toy during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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The Millennium Falcon starship structure is pictured during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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John D. State, culinary director for Disneyland Resort, discusses the new food options at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during the media preview for the new land at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Characters stroll through the marketplace at the Black Spire Outpost during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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The heads of creatures from various "Star Wars" films are mounted on the wall of the Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities store during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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A replica of the Millennium Falcon is pictured during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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From left, "Star Wars" franchise creator George Lucas, cast members Billy Dee Williams and Mark Hamill, Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger and cast member Harrison Ford applaud onstage at a dedication ceremony in front of the Millennium Falcon during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Disneyland employee Drew Mortazai displays a Kowakian monkey-lizard toy during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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"Star Wars" film franchise cast member Mark Hamill, center, addresses the crowd as fellow cast member Billy Dee Williams, left, and Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger look on during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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Blue Milk and Green Milk drinks, as seen in "Star Wars" films, are pictured in the Black Spire Outpost during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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"Star Wars" cast member Harrison Ford, right, addresses the crowd as Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, center, and fellow cast member Mark Hamill look on during a dedication ceremony in front of the Millennium Falcon starship for the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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"Star Wars" fans raise their fists during a dedication ceremony for the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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"Star Wars"-themed apparel is displayed inside the Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities store during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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A visitor peers down the marketplace of the Black Spire Outpost during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
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An animatronic Dok-Ondor character watches over the Dok-Ondor’s Den of Antiquities store during the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Media Preview at Disneyland Park, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — From animatronic aliens to droidprints in the ground, Disneyland’s latest addition immerses visitors in a brand new locale in the “Star Wars” universe.

Every detail of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land is meant to look and feel like it was plucked from a “Star Wars” film, whether it’s the heads of fearsome creatures mounted on a shopkeeper’s wall or the massive replica of the Millennium Falcon where visitors can dogfight with TIE fighters.

The 14-acre land, the largest expansion in Disneyland history, is set to open at the Anaheim, California, theme park on Friday. But it will remain one of the galaxy’s most exclusive spots for several weeks, with reservations required to enter the area.

Disneyland on Wednesday hosted a preview for journalists, complete with fireworks and a ceremony attended by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and three stars from the original trilogy: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Billy Dee Williams.

The preview event offered the first look of the completed expansion before it is mobbed by visitors lured by its enchantments, which include familiar foods from the films, lightsabers, personal droids for sale and encounters with characters from the latest films, including Kylo Ren, Rey and Finn.

Wonder what it’s like to walk through the land? CNET took a tour.

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