“Those two lands have been far more successful than have been reported,” Iger said, noting that 5 million guests have experienced the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run attraction.
Crowds have been lower than expected at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios since both parks opened their version of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
While no official reason has been given for this change, Catherine Powell may be the first major executive casualty from the troubled opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
After careful crowd control for the West Coast version of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the Disney World edition of the land attracted lines as long as five hours on its opening day.
Attendance at U.S. Disney parks was down 3 percent in the quarter Galaxy's Edge opened in Disneyland, despite (or perhaps because of) the enormous hype for the 14-acre expansion.