Epcot’s Guardians of the Galaxy coaster to open next summer

ORLANDO, Fla. — Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, the indoor coaster coming to Epcot, will open up to the general public next summer season.

The up-to-date opening timeline was shared by Disney Parks chairman Josh D’Amaro on Saturday for the duration of Desired destination D23, the weeklong supporter celebration at Disney Planet. 

When Disney has earlier explained that the coaster will open upcoming year, this is the initial time it’s presented a certain seasonal timeline. 

For the duration of the presentation, D’Amaro also disclosed that Glenn Shut, who played Nova Primary in Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie, will reprise her function for the attraction. 

Cosmic Rewind will be set in the new Earth of Xander pavilion, wherever site visitors can find out about Xandar, its people today and the planet’s futuristic technologies. They will get to see this showcase in the Xandar Gallery. New renderings of the gallery ended up shared Saturday.

The coaster is staying referred to as a “storytelling coaster” and functions a new journey system that allows the experience cars to rotate 360 levels, directing riders to action along the observe. 

Not only will Cosmic Rewind be one of the longest enclosed coasters in the planet, but it will also mark a initial for Disney. It will the company’s first coaster to attribute a reverse start. 

Exterior the Cosmic Rewind building, there will be a full-sizing version of a Starblaster, a Xandarian ship. 

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is portion of the significant transformation venture at Epco

The task also contains a revamped park entrance, new dining establishments, new attractions and new activities.