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P. 118: Guardians Cosmic Rewind opening May 27th!

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Disney has announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind will open on May 27!

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Well plant me in the ground and call me Groot, cause Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is set to officially debut May 27 at EPCOT!

What do we already know about this awesome new family-thrill coaster attraction at Walt Disney World Resort? Well, we know people from the planet Xandar are coming to Earth and creating the first “other-world” showcase at EPCOT – the Wonders of Xandar pavilion. We know we’ll learn more about their technology and culture as we move through the pavilion, and discover how our two worlds are similar in so many ways.

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The Guardians of the Galaxy are on their way to EPCOT, and we better be ready for an intergalactic chase through time and space. It all begins May 27 when Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind releases its awesome mixtape of an attraction to the world. This is another big, magical moment in the transformation of EPCOT and the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary celebration currently underway, which we’ve been covering here on the Disney Parks Blog. Be sure to keep following along as we prep to save the galaxy with the Guardians. Until then … I am Groot.

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10 hours ago, CaptainUnknown said:

Here's hoping for a late April soft opening. And if not, I'm likely going back in November/December anyways.

There's confirmed Passholder and DVC previews if youre one of those

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This attraction looks awesome, I'm sure it won't be as good of a "coaster" as Velocicoater or Iron Gwazi but I have a feeling this thing is going to take the fully immersive themed coaster experience to another level simply based on the sheer size and scope of the attraction. I mean with Guardians of the Galaxy there's no way it isn't atleast going to be really fun.

 

Can't wait to check this thing out, probably sometime in like 2024, but still can't wait.

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Interesting to see fully grown Groot in the advert since that will place it somewhere around before the climax of the first movie. I assumed it would  have been set around the same time frame as Mission: Breakout to keep Gamora in it and so they could include Baby Groot and sell a ton of merchandise with him on it.

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^ James Gunn confirmed months ago on his Twitter that this ride takes place in a different universe than the main MCU timeline.

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I'm looking forward to this ride.  I liked the Guardians version of Tower at DCA, too (nice change of pace).

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^ Oh, holy crap, so I finally got to ride Guardians this past November.  I was blown away by how fantastic it was!  I was thinking it would be a lame re-skin with more screens but WOW that ride kicks all kinds of ass!

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I’m really excited about cast-member previews! This will be the first roller coaster I’ve had a chance to ride before the general public! The queue, the vehicles, and the theming all look amazing. It will be nice to have another unique attraction to WDW, not found in the other Disney parks. I am stoked for Tron too, but this is an original creation.

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Future EPCOT Showcase "Country RUMOR": Columbia ~ with an ENCANTO attraction "at the end" of it's layout.....

Hmmm? Works for me!

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Has anyone heard if there's going to be a "Boarding Group" style situation with Guardians this summer?  I only ask because I can get an absolutely killer price for a 5-day trip at the end of the month, opening weekend, and I'm extremely tempted to book it.  If I have to fight with everyone for a lottery to get the privilege to ride, though, I'll just wait a while until the demand dies down.

Edit - I should note that I will certainly add Genie to the tickets, but I've heard horror stories about attractions losing timeslots faster than RotR when it was doing the boarding groups.

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1 hour ago, SharkTums said:

^It has been announced that it will do boarding groups like how Rise used to.  And with Resort Guests getting priority unless you're staying on site I wouldn't count on riding it. 

Yeah I get this move for a new ride but it's still frustrating. Although it does feel like the previews for Guardians is much more extensive than anything I can remember Disney doing in the past so maybe that will help with the crowds early on after opening. 

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4 hours ago, KBrylczyk said:

Has anyone heard if there's going to be a "Boarding Group" style situation with Guardians this summer?  I only ask because I can get an absolutely killer price for a 5-day trip at the end of the month, opening weekend, and I'm extremely tempted to book it.  If I have to fight with everyone for a lottery to get the privilege to ride, though, I'll just wait a while until the demand dies down.

Edit - I should note that I will certainly add Genie to the tickets, but I've heard horror stories about attractions losing timeslots faster than RotR when it was doing the boarding groups.

Yeah, there's absolutely no chance of this thing being readily available on Genie+ by park opening. If you refresh it enough I'd imagine you can get it but it's far from a sure thing.

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