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Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Coaster will open Summer 2022 at Epcot

by Tharin White

Just announced at Destination D23, the upcoming and highly-anticipated Marvel-themed roller coaster coming to Epcot, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, will open Summer 2022.

Guardians of the Galaxy opening date.

Debuting in the newly-renamed World Discovery neighborhood, this family-thrill coaster will take guests on an intergalactic chase through time and space, and will feature the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster and will be one of the longest fully-enclosed coasters in the world.

This coaster was originally announced in 2017, and we have been eagerly awaiting an opening ever since. Epcot’s new E-ticket attraction will be inspired by the premise that Peter Quill (aka Star Lord) actually visited Epcot as a kid. You can see the original announcement here.

Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind opening summer 2022.

At the Destination D23 presentation, we were given these two brand-new looks at the queue. This queue is where Xandarians will showcase their culture and planet, Xandar.

Special Announcement From “Guardians of the Galaxy” Actress Glenn Close | Walt Disney World Resort

It was also announced that the attraction will feature Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close reprising her role as Nova Prime, the Xandarian leader and commander of the Nova Corps.

More information will be showcased at a later, but we now know that Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will be opening next summer during the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary 18-month celebration.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Roller Coaster will open at Epcot Summer 2022

You can watch the full Destination D23 announcement moment with Josh D’Amaro in the video above.

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