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Disney Reveals New Images From The Tower Of Terror Ride Makeover

The California landmark is about to look scary different. 🙈

Tower of Terror no longer: Disney has unveiled new images of the makeover that will transform its iconic California elevator drop into a Marvel Comics-themed attraction scheduled to open next year.

The result is, um, Marvel-ous.

The Tower of Terror at Disney’s California Adventure park will close in January for refurbishments, re-opening as a new ride based on the Guardians of the Galaxy comic books.

Some fans have voiced strong disapproval about the change. So this week Disney released footage of a model for the new ride in what could be an effort to build positive hype, the Los Angeles Times notes. Check it out for yourself:

Oil refineries and power plants inspired the design for the new Guardians of the Galaxy ride.
Oil refineries and power plants inspired the design for the new Guardians of the Galaxy ride.
The building is transformed into a giant warehouse belonging to "The Collector." It's "surging with power, rising into the sky," as Disney's Joe Rohde put it. 
The building is transformed into a giant warehouse belonging to "The Collector." It's "surging with power, rising into the sky," as Disney's Joe Rohde put it. 

Of course, not everyone is devastated about the Tower of Terror’s disappearance: Comments on Disney’s video about the overhaul reveal a mix of sentiments, and Disney Imagineer John Mauro promised in the video “it’s gonna look like a brand-new attraction.”

The Tower of Terror ride at Disney World in Orlando will remain untouched, and travelers still have time to ride the California version before it closes on Jan. 2, 2017. It’ll reopen in summer 2017 as Mission: Breakout.

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