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Guardians of the Galaxy coming to Energy Pavilion at Epcot

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by davis_unoxx, Jun 29, 2016.

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  1. davis_unoxx

    davis_unoxx Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone,

    The Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Epcot. It will replace the Energy Pavilion. No completion date as of yet. The Energy Pavilion will be closing August 13th, 2017.

    -Davis Howes
     
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  2. marni1971

    marni1971 WDW History nut Premium Member

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    September could be a little early.

    Wonders will likely be demoed if the plan happens.
     
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    davis_unoxx Well-Known Member Original Poster

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    Do you know what type of rides are planned? Around what time are you hearing for Phase 1 to be done?
     
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    flyerjab Premium Member

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    This is all over the internet now. This is why you have to have this as your go-to site for WDW information. You always hear it here first.
     
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    This is really interesting.
     
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    Evan-500 Well-Known Member

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    So wait, they are going to build two attractions for Guardians?
     
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    Another site rumored it to be for Mission:Space...
     
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    Phicinfan Well-Known Member

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    that has been discounted by three of the insiders here, so its false
     
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    @P_Radden made a nice summary:

    • Energy is getting a GotG overhaul, green lit.
    • Wonders might get a GotG phase 2, not yet green lit..
    • Communicore (outside of mouse gear and starbucks, possibly club cool) will be updated/overhauled, green lit.
    • Mission Space will get a refurb/update, green lit.
    • There are plans for Imagination, but not green lit.
    • Land will remain as is
    • Seas will remain as is
    • Test Track will remain as is
    • Space Ship Earth will remain as is
     
  10. WDW862

    WDW862 Well-Known Member

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    This is off topic, but who are the three insiders?

    I know marni1971 is one.
     
  11. DisneyJayL

    DisneyJayL Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to try to stay up with the rumor. I leave and come back and it's already at page 117. I hope so though if it is true. I haven't even been to Ellen's Energy though or the Universe thing. Meant to go this last time. I am just so eager to drink.
     
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    Cmdr_Crimson Well-Known Member

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    No problem..Just wanted to find out on how accurate this rumor was...
     
  13. DisneyJayL

    DisneyJayL Well-Known Member

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    Stop playing with me.
     
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    Need to add to that list:
     
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    Slightly off topic, does this mean that ToT in DCA is still getting the GOTG overlay? Since it sounds like there will be a purpose built attraction for Epcot, could it potentially make it's way over to the into the new Marvel Land and save ToT there?
     
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    This feels weird. On one hand, Guardians of the Galaxy feels so inherently un-EPCOT.

    On the other hand, UoE and WoL feel so inherently un-Future World.
     
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    DisneyJayL Well-Known Member

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    Future World is good for me with Guardians.
     
  18. marni1971

    marni1971 WDW History nut Premium Member

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    Yes.
     
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    marni1971 WDW History nut Premium Member

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    I shouldn't comment yet. But I will say a ride and a show.
     
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    Poor Ellen and BIll Nye. If the ride portion was faster, and the car seats not so uncomfortable, I would go on Energy every visit.
    I do enjoy the Ellen movie part.
    I will miss you Ellen, even if no one else does.
     
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