Thwip! Check Out Disney Parks Spider-Man Ride Details
Having been on the Spider-Man ride at Universal — which is pretty good — I’ve been waiting to see Disney’s version. After all, Imagineers are, um, well, Imagineers. And handing off a character like Peter Parker to the, well, nerds at Imagineering = pure magic.
Spider-Man Ride Details Emerge
If you’ve ever thrust your wrist forward while pretending to shoot a web from it, Disney’s upcoming Spider-Man ride is going to try to give riders that sensation courtesy of some new technology. We’ve known for a long time that a new ride was in the works, but thanks to a recent panel at New York Comic-Con, a couple of Imagineering executives revealed that it will give each guest the feeling of having Spider-Man’s web-shooters on their wrists as they try to wrangle some Spider-bots that have gotten out of control.
Starting in 2020 at Disneyland Resort and Disneyland Paris, guests will find themselves inside a brand-new land featuring some iconic superheroes and even get to join in the fight themselves, too. The Avengers Campus will feature attractions, merchandise locations, a new eatery, and also heroic encounters in the ruins of a former Sanctum Sanctorum, and you never know who might show up.
Avengers Campus will be the home of the new Spider-Man experience, housed in the Worldwide Engineering Brigade — aka, WEB — and will be the first Disney ride-through attraction to feature the webslinger. Visitors to WEB will find themselves helping Spider-Man try and catch “spider-bots” that need to be web’ed-up. During the panel, it was also explained that guests on the attraction will be able to shoot their own webs out of their wrists via immersive technology. Also, if you happen to spot Spider-Man walking around the Avengers Campus, he’ll be wearing an exclusive Spidey-suit, which NYCC attendees got a look at over at the Marvel Booth.
If you’re hungry, head over to the Pym Test Kitchen. The food there will feature items that have been “enhanced” with Pym Particles, which means they might have been shrunk down in size, or grown to larger proportions, just like Ant-Man and Wasp themselves. While no specific menu items have been released yet, it’s been said that the food at the Pym Test Kitchen will be the most Instagrammable Disney Parks food you’ve ever seen!
Marvel also posted a video from New York Comic Con:
However, Marvel & Disney details didn’t stop there.
Wakanda [in the Future]!
In future additions, we’ll all head to Wakanda:
Avengers Campus will also include the construction of a giant, life-size Quinjet. If it makes you want to fly in one yourself, you’re in luck as the second all-new attraction will give guests the opportunity to fly in one.
In phase two, what starts off as a routine group adventure on the Quinjet with our heroes suddenly turns into an individual one as guests now have to fight alongside our heroes in Wakanda and beyond. To do this, Walt Disney Imagineering is creating a brand-new ride technology that will be unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.
Spider-Man has always been a personal favorite. And, honestly, the Marvel stuff at Universal (beyond the Spidey ride) was very disappointing. Here’s hoping Disney raises the bar. Stay tuned, True Believers!