D23: Epcot’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Coaster Gets a Name!

AT D23 EXPO 2017, DISNEY PARKS CHAIRMAN BOB CHAPEK ANNOUNCES E-TICKET GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY ATTRACTION COMING TO EPCOT -- Looking ahead to the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, Disney Parks Chairman Bob Chapek announced exciting plans across Epcot to realize the original vision of the park while making it more timeless and relevant than ever before, including a brand-new E-ticket attraction based on the rockin’ and action-packed world of Guardians of the Galaxy.


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Epcot’s first roller coaster has now been named!

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is described as a “story-telling coaster” and will have cabs that spin and turn throughout the ride, keeping you immersed in the story happening around you. The cars are modeled after the Guardians of the Galaxy Milano Starship and the coaster will be housed in a building large enough to fit four of Epcot’s Spaceship Earth’s inside.

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The ride has been previewed with spinning cars across a twisted course and will begin with a “reverse launch.” The coaster is set to launch in 2021.


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