Disney tried to hide the Millennium Falcon with shipping containers — but it’s on Google Maps

Business Insider:

Disney has kept a tight lid on details about all the new “Star Wars” movies — but its strategy has been breached by Google Maps.

The service shows the street views of addresses all across the world via satellite images, which are typically one to three years old.

But Kevin Beaumont found something interesting at Longcross Studios, a film and TV production facility near London, on Google Maps: The Millennium Falcon is on site, or at least near a golf course close by. And it’s surrounded by shipping containers, seemingly in an attempt to hide it.

I don’t know why I find this so amusing.

  • Vera Comment

    it’s just a wooden mockup to confuse the Empire.

  • lkalliance

    There are no secrets only Zuugle.

  • The Falcon was probably long gone from that site by the time the photos hit Google Maps. Heck, not seeing any evidence of the date of the photo, it could have been during production of The Force Awakens.

  • James Hughes


    51.383800, -0.581919

  • Dan Kelly

    Looks like its from about May 2016 – a drone got footage with more detail back then (beware – possible spoilers!) http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/star-wars-millennium-falcon-set-11356602