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Groundbreaking for 'Star Wars' Land at Disney World set for 2016

Attraction will be constructed at Disney's Hollywood Studios

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Construction crews at Walt Disney World will begin work on the much anticipated "Star Wars" Land in 2016.

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The entertainment giant made the announcement Thursday during an investor's conference.

It's still unclear when the attraction will officially open to the public.

Last month, officials announced plans to build a 14-acre "Star Wars" Land and an 11-acre "Toy Story" area at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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