The Guardians of the Galaxy are bringing EPCOT its first roller coaster.
After Disney equipped last summer season at its annual D23 Expo that a beautiful attraction primarily based mostly on the Shock series was within the works for the Orlando theme park, it confirmed Sunday that the trek can be a roller coaster — and one amongst the very best on the earth, at that.
“Proceed, it’s a roller coaster!” the Disney Parks weblog wrote in a post over the weekend rapidly after debuting a preview of the upcoming trek on the 2018 D23 Expo Japan. “We’re going vast. This one-of-a-fashion family attraction can be one amongst the enviornment’s longest enclosed roller coasters when it’s added to Future World at Epcot. It’ll feature a special anecdote within the period in-between being created by Walt Disney Imagineering and include a brand unique progressive trek system that’s guaranteed to ‘wow’ guests.”
Following 35 years of operation, EPCOT’s Universe of Energy pavilion — which, starting set up in 1996, also housed the Ellen’s Energy High-tail trek starring comedian Ellen DeGeneres — closed in August 2017, and its trace constructions can be repurposed for the Guardians of the Galaxy coaster. The trek is anticipated to begin in 2021 in occasion of Disney World’s fiftieth anniversary.
News of the imminent attraction comes on the heels of Disney’s beforehand equipped plans to revamp EPCOT into a destination that’s “more family, more relevant, more timeless, and more Disney,” in response to the Disney Parks weblog. That transformation will originate within the park’s Future World share, which is sharp to be a minute bit altered to fit the unique imaginative and prescient. Further trend entails a retooling of Future World alongside a Ratatouille-themed sad trek — a clone of a identical trek within the period in-between working at Disneyland Paris — scheduled to begin in 2021 within the World Showcase’s France pavilion.
D23 Expo Japan also included a presentation on a Shock upgrade heading to Disneyland Paris as smartly. Characters from franchise titles are trouble to determine on over the resort’s Walt Disney Studios park when its Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster trek will get a Shock remix, which is sharp to leer the elimination of the everyday attraction’s Aerosmith anecdote line in decide on of including characters from the Iron Man and Avengers movies. There may per chance be no longer any note but on whether the same adjustments can be made to the Orlando model of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster within the period in-between working at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Take a look at out early concept art work for the Guardians of the Galaxy coaster above.