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Star Wars' Star Tours Ride Adding New Stops & Characters for Rise of Skywalker

(Image credit: Disney/Lucasfilm)

Jannah (Image credit: Disney/Lucasfilm)

The Star Tours - The Adventures Continue attraction at various Disney parks will be getting an update concurrent with the December 20 release of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." New characters and new locations will be added to the cinematic ride, including a chapter set on the ocean moon of Kef Bir.

Kef Bir is a new location introduced in "The Rise of Skywalker." It is the home to a freedom fighter named Jannah (played by Naomi Ackie), who becomes an ally of the Resistance in the upcoming movie.

Look for more announcements about the December 20 Star Tours additions in the coming months.

Related: Take a Journey Through Disney's 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge'

Star Tours is a featured attraction at Disneyland Resort (Los Angeles), Walt Disney World Resort (Orlando), Disneyland Paris and Tokyo Disney Resort.

Originally published on Newsarama. 

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Chris Arrant
Chris Arrant

Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Space.com sister site Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News and CBR. He is the author of the book "Modern Masters: Cliff Chiang," co-authored "Art of Spider-Man Classic," and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology "Pros and (Comic) Cons." He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)