Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge! Photos of Disney's 'Star Wars' Park Plan



Artist rendition of a Loth-cat, one of the creatures featured in "Star Wars: Clone Wars" and "Star Wars Rebels." Disney is bringing these adorable creatures to life in "Galaxy's Edge," where guests will be able to adopt their very own Loth-cat.

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Disney announced that Nien Nub from "Return of the Jedi" will be one of the many characters walking around Batuu when "Galaxy's Edge" opens. The imagineers tracked down the original actor who lives in Kenya to provide the voice, ensuring the character is as authentic as possible.

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Amy Thompson
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Amy Thompson is a Florida-based space and science journalist, who joined as a contributing writer in 2015. She's passionate about all things space and is a huge science and science-fiction geek. Star Wars is her favorite fandom, with that sassy little droid, R2D2 being her favorite. She studied science at the University of Florida, earning a degree in microbiology. Her work has also been published in Newsweek, VICE, Smithsonian, and many more. Now she chases rockets, writing about launches, commercial space, space station science, and everything in between.