Special will feature performers and special guests, including Harrison Ford revealing ‘Star Wars’ theme park plans
The Mouse House is going all out for the 60th anniversary of Disneyland with appearances by Elton John, Derek Hough, and Harrison Ford unveiling upcoming Star Wars theme park plans. It’s all coming together in a TV special Sunday, Feb. 21, and EW has an exclusive first look at the promo previewing the hype ahead.
As previously announced, The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 will feature a slew of guests, including Fall Out Boy performing “I Wanna Be Like You” from The Jungle Book, Ne-Yo singing “Friend Like Me” from Aladdin, and a cappella group Pentatonix singing “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast, among other performances. The promo above also teases more reveals, including some for the Disneyland Shanghai location.
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Hough, who’ll serve as Master of Ceremonies for the two-hour special, will sing and dance to “Step in Time” from Mary Poppins. Josh Gad (the voice of Olaf in Frozen) will also guest, while Disneyland locations Sleeping Beauty Castle, Main Street U.S.A., and Cars Land will be featured.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 will air on ABC on Feb. 21 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET.