Disney Parks and Marvel fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT. This new attraction will soon open at the second Walt Disney World Resort theme park. Though an opening date has not yet been announced, as construction moves forward, Disney has confirmed that they are in the “final stages” of preparing the ride to open.
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Walt Disney Imagineering’s Zach Riddley — who is very active on Instagram and continually posts EPCOT construction updates — has shared that Disney is “deep in the final stages of perparing our first Other World Showcase pavilion at EPCOT with our Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction!”
Are you excited, or what?!
Below is an excerpt from his most recent post:
We are deep in the final stages of preparing our first Other World Showcase pavilion at EPCOT with our Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction! This stunning new addition to EPCOT will feature some firsts for the park – our first roller coaster attraction, a brand-new storytelling coaster technology, and one of the longest indoor coasters in the world! This is a story and a set of characters that expand EPCOT’s strong legacy of real science brought to life in fantastic ways –discovering the wonders and mysteries of our galaxy and galaxies beyond.
We are excited to soon welcome Rocket, Groot, and other members of the Guardians of the Galaxy to EPCOT and to take us on an adventure that’s truly out of this world!!
This attraction will certainly be groundbreaking. Just take a look at this previously released video of the ride vehicle:
This will be the second Guardians og the Galaxy-themed attraction at Disney Parks in the U.S., the first being Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort.
As mentioned, Disney has not yet announced the official opening date for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at Walt Disney World. Disney has not said that it will open on October 1 — the date that Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure officially opens at EPCOT, the date that Harmonious debuts at EPCOT, and, of course, the first official date of the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebrations, The World’s Most Magical Celebration. However, Disney World’s 50th will last for a full 18 months, so we look forward to this attraction opening sometime in the near future.
Below is the official desctiption of Cosmic Rewind, coming soon to EPCOT:
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will be the first “other-world” showcase pavilion at Epcot. The adventure starts in the “Galaxarium,” a planetarium-like exhibition that explores the similarities and mysteries of the formation of Earth’s galaxy and Xandar. You will be invited to learn more about the treasures Xandar has to share – until the moment when the Guardians of the Galaxy arrive, and adventures across the cosmos ensue. The attraction will feature a new innovation from Walt Disney Imagineering – a storytelling coaster that rotates 360 degrees to focus your attention on the action, including the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster.
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