Today is the IAAPA Virtual Convention and during the event Josh D’Amaro, Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products Chairman, gave participants a look inside the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind coaster coming to EPCOT.
Marvel Rides on Twitter posted a look!
— Marvel Rides 🎡 (@Marvel_Rides) November 16, 2020
The upcoming coaster will be one of the world’s longest indoor coasters. Originally we were expecting it to open in 2021 for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, but now we have no idea when it will open, after the COVID-19 shut-downs caused a delay in construction. I’m still hoping they get it open next year, but I would rather they be safe than push it through just for the anniversary. They could always open in 2022 for EPCOT’s 40th Anniversary instead.
Here’s the ride synopsis:
“Looking for a place to establish a peaceful connection to Earth, and at the suggestion of nostalgic Epcot fan Peter Quill, the planet Xandar and its Nova Corps have decided to establish Epcot’s first “Other-World Showcase” Pavilion. For their presentation, they have decided to focus on deep space travel, with an elaborate planetarium called the “Galaxarium” serving as a way to give guests a look at the formation of the universe as well as offering a hyperjump visit to Xandar. However, our field trip to Xandar is interrupted by the Guardians and chaos ensues as they and the guests are sent back in time to witness the Big Bang.”
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