Today at the Destination D23 event, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Josh D’Amaro gave more information on the upcoming EPCOT Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction. Including new that it will open sometime in summer of 2022.
Glenn Close reprised her role as Nova Prime, leader of Xandar and commander of Nova Corps for the announcement.
According to the Disney Parks Blog:
“You’ll see Nova Prime in the new Wonders of Xandar “other-world” pavilion at EPCOT, which the Xandarians are currently constructing in the park’s newly renamed World Discovery neighborhood. It’s here you’ll learn more about Xandarians and their advanced technologies, which they’re bringing to us here on Earth – or Terra, as they call our planet.”
Part of the new attraction will be the Xandar Gallery. Here guests can learn more about the Xandarian people, their culture and their history.
The attraction poster was also released at the Destination D23 event:
Here’s what the Disney Parks Blog says to take special note of:
- First off, we have those lovable cosmic misfits bursting right out at us – Rocket (look at that mischievous smirk on his face … he always has a plan, right?), Groot, Gamora, Drax and Star-Lord brandishing his beloved cassette player.
- Swooping past the Guardians are guests aboard the innovative new ride vehicles for this coaster, which are unlike anything else in the galaxy.
- Just below Gamora is Star-Lord’s ship. If the Guardians are around, it’s a good bet they’re aboard.
- And speaking of ships, I’ll draw your attention to the Starblasters in the upper left. These Nova Corps vessels are emerging from a jump point, the Xandarian method for crossing vast distances of space in mere moments. Who knows what’s on the other side?
- I am Groot.
It sounds like we are finally getting this attraction. It’s taken a few years, but it’s less than a year away now!
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