PHOTO - Walls go up around Epcot's Universe of Energy Pavilion

Oct 06, 2017 in "Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind"

Posted: Friday October 6, 2017 12:35pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Construction walls now surround the former Universe of Energy Pavilion at Epcot.

Ellen's energy Adventure closed on August 13 2017 to make way for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy coaster.

Much of the original Universe of Energy Pavilion will be used as queue and pre-show space, with a new ride building set to be built behind the Wonders of Life pavilion. Much like Rock 'n 'RollerCoaster, the separate ride building will house the actual rollercoaster ride, linked to the original building by a launch tunnel.

Despite the now outward signs of progress, don't get too excited just yet. Guardians of the Galaxy is speculated to open around Spring 2021.

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Dunston20 hours ago

When will it finally leave Virtual Queue? It's been 2 years...

flyerjab22 days ago

Ha! Just announced restarting.

wbostic1222 days ago

Right now in hallway after final preshow. All music is off, any updates from the load? EDIT:Now “temporarily closed” on MDE

flyerjab22 days ago

Currently stuck in line at Guardians. No boarded the one train. They tested each set of lap bars, place some sort of ribbon around the lap bar on the front car. Now they are constantly running empty trains. Any idea what this could be? And should I get on once passengers are loaded again lol? EDIT: now they shut it down entirely. All the lights are on in the load area and the sound effects are off.

DreamfinderGuy24 days ago

Kinda funny that they left out the guy at PGAV who leaked the floor plans

corvusmd24 days ago

I would love for them to add new songs to this ride. A couple that come to mind are Back in Black by ACDC and Fight for your right by Beastie Boys

Henry MysticApr 07, 2024

There’s no reason why they can’t do that in Tomorrowland.

MisterPenguinMar 15, 2024

Do you know why they would leave out the actors and Marvel gang that provided the thematic portion of the ride? Or is it just about the mechanical engineering?

JohnDMar 14, 2024

I scrolled through the credits like I would for a movie. But their accolades are well-deserved. I rode it again on Tuesday and, man, I just LOVE that ride! The exhilaration. The music. The "wind". The movement of the vehicles. I could ride it over and over and over again.

lazyboy97oMar 14, 2024

For context, this list was created to qualify for the Thea Awards and will be published on the TEA website in the awards ceremony program after the event this weekend.

DCBakerMar 12, 2024

An official credits list of those who worked on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind has been posted online from an Imagineer at WDI.

HauntedPirateMar 01, 2024

Agreed. Everest at night is a completely different experience due to the complete darkness.

Rich BrownnMar 01, 2024

Every time I rode Everest there was light bleed in the backwards section revealing the inside structure. I dunno why they couldn't seal it better

BocabearMar 01, 2024

Guardians suffers from too much light and reflection in a few scenes but is still easily my favorite Disney Coaster next to Old Space Mountain. If they could use a matte paint on some of the surfaces in the Guardians show building that would help...but it would also be difficult to clean... but I really think it is a solid, super-fun ride...