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PHOTOS: More Paneling Added to Roof of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT

We’ve seen some interesting strides in exterior construction of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT recently. The foundation was recently completed for the Xandarian ship that will eventually grace the entrance and new decorative paneling was added to the roof.

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In front of the show building, there isn’t much to see except dirt.

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The Xandarian ship is most likely being constructed off-site and will be installed later.

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A few weeks ago, a bridge was added between some of the roof paneling and later covered with blue sheeting.

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Another row of decorative paneling now covers some of the blue sheeting. As we previously noted, this paneling is very different from what was seen in concept art.

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These have vertical lines that extend above the panels, while the concept rendering shows smooth paneling.

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Artist concept rendering: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will be the first “other-world” showcase pavilion at EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The adventure starts in the Galaxarium, a planetarium-like exhibition that explores the similarities and mysteries of the formation of Earth’s galaxy and Xandar. Guests will be invited to learn more about the treasures Xandar has to share – until the moment when the Guardians of the Galaxy arrive, and adventures across the cosmos ensue. The attraction will feature a new innovation from Walt Disney Imagineering – a storytelling coaster that rotates 360 degrees to focus guests on the action, including the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster. (Disney)

Though it was originally thought solar panels would be installed on the roof to reflect the pavilion’s original theme of energy, this is not the case.

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