Disneyland is still strong with the Force… Season of the Force, that is. This past week the park unveiled its newly-overhauled interactive “Star Wars” show Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple (formerly Jedi Training Academy,) where kids can enlist to be part of a mission to explore an ancient Jedi temple and to confront whatever evil may lurk inside.
The revamp of the show includes a new villain, The Seventh Sister (as featured on the popular Disney XD animated series “Star Wars: Rebels”) joining Darth Vader, who was present in the previous iteration. The presentation is also somewhat more story-oriented, and the Jedi Masters do their best to impart some actual wisdom to their young Padawans.
This is a wonderful activity for younger “Star Wars” fans who want a chance to go toe-to-toe with a Sith Lord (or a Sith Inquisitor, as the new case may be) and a great photo opportunity for parents who can watch from the Tomorrowland Terrance dining area– rebranded as Galactic Grill during Season of the Force– nearby. And be sure to stay tuned until the end, when another familiar baddie makes a climactic appearance.