In connection to the upcoming release of Star Wars Episode VII next year, Disney has made plans to expand the presence of the Star Wars franchise throughout Disney theme parks worldwide. “When we grow ‘Star Wars'' presence, which we will do significantly," Disney CEO Bob Iger told Variety , "you will see better bets being made that will pay off for us than were made in the past.”
With Star Wars inspired attractions popping up at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida, Disneyland in California, Tokyo and Paris their interactive show "Jedi Training Academy" is a huge hit. With massive parades and annual Star Wars Weekend events, Disney will further cash in with the planned new growth. Specific details on the expansion will be revealed some time in 2016.