Josh D'Amaro holding a blue lightsaber in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Disney Has Created “Real” Star Wars Lightsabers for Future Theme Park Use

During the “A Special Look Inside Disney Parks” virtual event today, Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro showcased a “real” Star Wars lightsaber for future use at Disney Parks.

Walt Disney World President Josh D'Amaro Poses Inside of an Empty Star  Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios for May the 4th - WDW  News Today

Josh D’Amaro closed out today’s event by taking out a hilt and a blade came out of thin air, emulating a real lightsaber. He confirmed the authenticity himself by stating, “It’s real.”

It’s very well possible that this “real” lightsaber technology will be used at Disney Parks in the future, with some people wondering if it will be utilized at the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel that is coming to Walt Disney World as Disney promises guests a “fully-immersive, multi-day Star Wars adventure.”

This lightsaber technology may be seen at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts. Keep reading WDWNT and DLNT as we bring you updates!

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  1. Any chance someone has the video clip to see this? I’m having a total fanboy moment right now.

    1. They weren’t allowed to photograph or video anything during the presentation, so no photos available yet. I spent all night reading every article everywhere looking for some evidence. I’m seriously stoked though, regardless of the wait.

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