A 'Guardians of the Galaxy' ride is coming to Walt Disney World as part of a huge update to Epcot

Business Insider | 7/15/2017 | Kirsten Acuna, INSIDER
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A "Guardians of the Galaxy" attraction is coming to Epcot in Walt Disney World in Orlando, California.

Announcement - D23 - Expo - Anaheim - California

The announcement was made at D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.

Not too much was said about what the attraction will entail, but a lot of concept art was shown to attendees.

Guardians - Attraction - Updates - Epcot

The "Guardians" attraction is one of several planned updates to Epcot.

All updates are planned to be complete by Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary.

Disney - Guardians - Galaxy - Ride - California

Disney recently opened a "Guardians of the Galaxy"-themed ride in California's Disneyland and Disney World will get one too.

During a two-hour presentation for Disney's parks and resorts, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek announced massive updates will be coming to Walt Disney World's Epcot park. Among the additions coming to the park, which will celebrate its 35th anniversary next year, will be an E-ticket "Guardians of the Galaxy" attraction.

INSIDER - Hand - Chapek - Art - Area

INSIDER was on hand as Chapek showed concept art from the new area that will be housed in Epcot.

Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald, who worked on the original plans for Epcot, is overseeing the update to the park and shared details on what the "Guardians" attraction will be like.

Reason - Guardians - Epcot - Place - Peter

"The reason that the Guardians have come to Epcot in the first place is that young Peter Quill actually visited Epcot," said Fitzgerald as a photo of Quill came up on screen showing him at Walt Disney World.

Here's the photo of Quill that was shared on screen during the...
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