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With 'Star Wars' land still two years away, Disney cues Marvel's Guardians

With 'Star Wars' land still two years away, Disney cues Marvel's Guardians

When the Walt Disney Co. wrote a check for more than $4 billion in 2009 to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc., Disney fans predicted a massive invasion of superheroes at the company’s Anaheim resort.

That seems a step closer to reality with the opening next month of Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout, a reworking of the classic Tower of Terror attraction at California Adventure Park into a hero-infused spectacle.

During a media preview Tuesday of the Guardians attraction, Disney executives side stepped any discussion of future Marvel plans, noting that the new ride is officially part of the park’s Hollywood Land. After all, the ride opens May 27, a mere 22 days after...

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