See progress from the Guardians' upcoming attraction at Walt Disney World.
Future World at Walt Disney World’s Epcot is going to gain some new Guardians.
Last week, 960 trucks’ worth of concrete was poured to create the foundation of what will soon take shape as Epcot’s mammoth “Guardians of the Galaxy”-themed attraction. The attraction is on track to become one of the world’s longest enclosed coasters, and to house it, a new facility is being built adjacent to the existing Universe of Energy building.
Inspired by the films from Marvel Studios, the “Guardians of the Galaxy”-themed attraction will expand on the original vision of Epcot’s Future World, with an epic storyline being developed by Walt Disney Imagineering in close collaboration with the original filmmakers.
Take a behind-the-scenes look in the video above at the construction progress!
While the “Guardians of the Galaxy”-themed attraction is currently set to debut at Epcot just in time for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, guests don’t have to wait too long to get a “Guardians” fix at Epcot. As a part of Walt Disney World’s “Incredible Summer,” Star-Lord and Gamora from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will take guests on a musical journey through the cosmos in “Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!” at the America Gardens Theatre at Epcot.
Guests can catch “Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!” five times a day from June 9 through August 19.
Epcot's Guardians of the Galaxy attraction will be an enclosed roller coaster!
Today at D23 Expo Japan 2018, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek shared exciting new details about the many ambitious projects underway around the world, from reimagined favorites to entirely new ways that guests can encounter Marvel Super Heroes.
Following the news that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is preparing to incorporate popular stories and characters into Disneyland Paris, Chapek shared that the Marvel Super Hero universe will come to Disneyland Paris’ Walt Disney Studios Park, and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster will be totally reimagined as a high-speed, hyper-kinetic adventure where guests will team up with Iron Man and their favorite Avengers.
A newly reimagined Marvel-themed attraction is coming to Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris, where riders will team up with Iron Man and their favorite Avengers on a high-speed, hyper-kinetic adventure to another dimension.
Fans also got a peek into one of the rooms that will open at Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel at Disneyland Paris in 2020. And for those guests who just can’t wait to encounter Marvel at Disneyland Paris, starting this June, Marvel Summer of Super Heroes will bring guests face-to-face with Captain America, Spider-Man, Star-Lord and Black Widow.
Super Heroes have already descended on Hong Kong Disneyland with Iron Man Experience, the most popular attraction at the resort, and more is soon to come with an entire Marvel-themed area underway. Today, Chapek shared new details about the second new Marvel attraction set for Hong Kong Disneyland, where guests will be invited to team up with Ant-Man and The Wasp to fight Arnim Zola and his army of Hydra swarm bots in a thrilling new adventure.
Buzz is also building around Star-Lord and his fellow Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Epcot at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. It was revealed at D23 Expo Japan that this attraction will in fact be a roller coaster – and one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world!
The Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at Epcot, which will feature a brand-new, innovative ride system, will open in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in 2021.
AT D23 EXPO 2017, DISNEY PARKS CHAIRMAN BOB CHAPEK UNVEILS MARVEL-THEMED HOTEL COMING TO DISNEYLAND PARIS -- DisneyÕs Hotel New York Ð The Art of Marvel at Disneyland Paris will transport guests to the action-packed world of Super Heroes, including Iron Man, The Avengers, Spider-Man and more.
'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Avengers,' and more heading to your favorite parks soon!
True Believers! At D23 Expo today, Disney Parks Chairman Bob Chapek announced that a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ attraction was coming to Epcot in Florida. Looking ahead to the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, a brand-new E-ticket attraction based on the rockin’ and action-packed world of Guardians of the Galaxy will be among their exciting plans. The Guardians-inspired attraction will be added to Future World.
The Marvel love isn’t just limited to Disney Parks in the United States. The Walt Disney Parks & Resorts panel revealed a new hotel called Disney’s New York Hotel – The Art of Marvel will be coming to Disneyland Paris!
Chapek announced the “reImagination” of the Disney’s Hotel New York into a new Marvel-themed wonderland filled with all your favorite Marvel characters, including Iron Man, The Avengers, Spider-Man and more. Located steps from the Disney Village and theme parks at Disneyland Paris, Disney’s New York Hotel art deco style and contemporary décor will be the perfect place to spotlight favorite Marvel heroes and villains.
“We’re going to create a hotel at Disneyland Paris that would make Tony Stark proud,” Chapek said. “I’m thrilled to announce that Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will transport our guests to the action-packed, inspiring world of superheroes including Iron Man, The Avengers, and Spider Man among others!” Disneyland Paris is currently in the midst of a stunning 25th Anniversary Celebration.
Lastly and certainly not least, we’ve teased it before, but Chapek gave a hint at what’s to come next for some of your favorite Super Heroes at Disney California Adventure park. Soon, the Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive super hero universe at the park!
These new stories will build on the success of the new and already popular Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: BREAKOUT! and create a place where you can team up with your favorite Super Heroes like never before.
Stay tuned to Marvel.com and the Disney Parks Blog for more updates on new happenings from our colleagues at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Disney California Adventure park and more!