At this weekend's D23 convention in Anaheim, Disney finally officially announced that Star Tours II will be coming to Disneyland next year - and showed a quick glimpse of what to expect. Click through for video.

The new ride - initially announced way back in 2005 - will replace the existing Star Tours attraction and feature HD 3D visuals, a new motion simulator and new locales including Tatooine pod-racing, as seen in the video below. The announcement came complete with a guest appearance from Darth Vader, who showed that Empire upper management is really focused on the details these days:

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