PHOTOS, VIDEO: Queue, Pre-Show, & Astonishing Rocket Raccoon Animatronic Revealed for Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Queue, Pre-Show, & Astonishing Rocket Raccoon Animatronic Revealed for Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission Breakout
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With Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout opening to the public this Saturday, May 27th, Disney is now sharing pictures and more from inside of this new attraction that is controversially replacing the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

The queue features many of the Collector’s prized possessions, including Cosmo the Space Dog, brought to life by audio-animatronics technology. Other recognizable artifacts are on display as well from the MARVEL Universe, as well as a few fun Disney Parks references.

The main pre-show experience takes place in The Collector’s office with an escaping Rocket Raccoon.

Theme Park Insider has a fantastic tour of the queue with Imagineer Joe Rohde, who is basically the lead on all of the MARVEL theme park projects. The video includes both attraction pre-shows for you to enjoy, including a look at the AWESOME Rocket Raccoon audio-animatronic figure:

No video of the on-ride portion is available yet, but IGN offers a really good review of the on-ride experience and 4 of the 6 ride profiles/soundtracks:

My favorite part of all this news about the attraction today? These somewhat psychotic press photos of “guests” on the ride…

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission Breakout opens at Disney California Adventure on May 27th, 2017.

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  • Been going to WDW all of my 32 years. I love Tower, I love Twilight Zone and I’m glad we still have it here. That said, they did a great job with this. ToT in DCA was always lacking something, this appears to fix that. Guardians is a strong franchise and from the preshows this looks like a more full experience. Looks like they nailed it here.

  • It looks great and I can’t wait to try it in just over a month. Joe R really needs to fix his ear and get rid of that long earring. He doesn’t need it to stand out in life….his talent is what makes him shine.

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