Winter Haven, FL, USA (September 6, 2012) — The FORCE officially arrived today at LEGOLAND® Florida, a 150-acre Central Florida theme park that today unveiled plans for its all-new LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Cluster. Opening in November 2012 and crafted entirely from 1.5 million LEGO bricks, the interactive area will include scenes and characters from the iconic movie series. During the morning announcement event, LEGOLAND Florida General Manager Adrian Jones revealed a massive Millennium Falcon starship as well as a life-sized Darth Maul, the horned, red-faced villain introduced in Star Wars Episode I. The LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Cluster will become the eighth interactive area in the park’s Miniland USA, a walk-through, interactive attraction that uses LEGO brick to recreate famous American cities such as Washington DC, New York and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.legoland.com.
New Star Wars Attraction Landing at LEGOLAND Florida in November
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.