PHOTOS - Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind construction

Dec 08, 2020 in "Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind"

Guardians of the Galaxy construction - December 3 2020
Posted: Tuesday December 8, 2020 10:10am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Work is continuing on the exterior of Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT.

On the rooftop, the former solar panel brackets are being wrapped in plywood, presumably to be the frame for some more cladding.

The front-side remains open, with fabric barriers blocking the view inside.

This former home of the Universe of Energy will become the queue and pre-show area for the ride, with the actual coaster being housed in the new building built behind Wonders of Life.

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DisneyDreamerxyz1 hour ago

I would love to see them use that plot ! I was so excited/surprised when the Main Street Theatre was announced, but really they could add an attraction back there and have it enter at the old stage location if they didn't want to spend money on theming the back of Main Street East.

Movielover1 hour ago

If only Tomorrowland had performed better at the box office...

marni19712 hours ago

I’d love to see an original theme but that won’t happen either. I could say the stage structure needed remedial work so they thought it easier to just remove it but I couldn’t be certain.

Movielover2 hours ago

Would love at least something to be Baymax related. Seeing his Happy Ride in Tokyo makes me smile. Btw do you happen to know the reason the original stage was removed? Capacity issues? Sound bleeding?

marni19712 hours ago

Ideally Buzz would be rethemed to something better and of higher quality (or just higher quality) and a new build would go in the car park. Capacity and all that. But with the SGE mess we know that won’t happen. I’ve trotted this out before too from 1980:

Movielover2 hours ago

The old stage location would be perfect to expand the Buzz show building, perfect to do something different than just re-using the If You Had Wings layout.

marni19712 hours ago

Aye lad.

Movielover2 hours ago

The old Tomorrowland Stage location and outside the berm behind the Skyway Restrooms?

marni19713 hours ago

There’s still two sizeable plots

SplashZander6 hours ago

More than anything, I want water there. Water underneath the people mover supports with Tron in the background on one side and Space mountain in the background on the other, simply beautiful. Other than that, one big attraction and a small scale attraction like a spinner would be great.

RSoxNo116 hours ago

I'm not saying it will happen. I'm saying that it should. I disagree with your position that it doesn't belong in EPCOT. Previously, I've posted reasons behind the move and would be happy to discuss privately if you'd like, but this isn't the appropriate thread for it.

ppete197516 hours ago

This isnt roller coaster tycoon, they cant just move stuff with a copy paste. They arent going to spend that kind of money, and it doesnt fit epcot. It does fit a kiddie area and fantasy which is where it is.

RSoxNo116 hours ago

Revisiting things I've said before. I would move it's a small world to EPCOT and find a better spot for a Speedway style attraction. The move should have been integrating it into Toy Story Land on a layered attraction space, but that ship has sailed. I don't oppose the Speedway staying in MK, but I would like that entire area redone so that the footprint isn't exclusively the Speedway.

ppete197516 hours ago

i was thinking of keeping it more of in the fantasy land type role and have the scenery like storybook canals (something i wish we had)