Walt Disney World has listed StarTroppers from “Star Wars” to help enforce social distance restrictions due to the coronavirus epidemic.
On May 20, some parts of Disney World, including the outdoor restaurant, entertainment area and shopping district, Disney Springs, reopened. Visitors must now follow rules that require all guests to wear face masks, pass fever tests, and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other guests whenever possible.
Attraction Magazine The patrol shared a video last week of two imperial soldiers encouraging visitors to “go ahead” and “stay in your sector” while patrolling from a porch above the shopping plaza. The pre-recorded banner between the two armies can be heard through a loudspeaker.
“Hey! You! Covering your face!” Shouts a stormtrooper in the video.
Another mocks: “They all have their faces covered.
“Well, we’ve seen them all,” the first soldier responded.
The Disney World Amusement Park has been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 crisis, and about 43,000 Disney World resort employees were on foot in April. Park officials plan to reopen the incremental in their theme parks starting July 11th, with Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom opening first.
Fans are looking forward to the re-launch of Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy Edge attraction, which just opened in late 2019, they may be able to get their Force Fix with Lucasfilm’s new immersive VR experience, “Star Wars: Stories from the Galaxy Edge” this year.