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6. Remy's Ratatouille Adventure (Epcot)

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Status: Confirmed

Opening in: Summer 2020 

It has been confirmed that a Ratatouille-themed 3-D dark ride, largely the same as the one at Disneyland Paris, will be coming to Epcot later this year. This attraction, which uses trackless technology to "shrink" guests down to the size of a rat, will be placed in an expansion pad next to the France Pavilion. You can check out a full video of the Disneyland Paris version of this attraction here.

While Ratatouille hasn’t exactly had the cultural relevance that other Pixar films like Toy Story or Up have had in the past decade, this addition does make sense in the context of the France pavilion, and will be the first new ride constructed in the World Showcase since the 1988 addition of Maelstrom.

7. Crêperie hybrid restaurant (Epcot)

Image: Disney

Status: Confirmed

Opening in: Summer 2020 

The most recently-announced addition to the France pavilion is a brand new unnamed hybrid quick/table service restaurant that will feature the cuisine of celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse, the mastermind behind the pavilion’s Chefs de France brasserie and its celebration of gourmet cuisine, Monsieur Paul. This new location will feature a menu inspired by the Brittany region of France, and will have savory crepes called galettes and sweet crepes. And though the France pavilion already has plenty of places to eat (this will be the fifth dining location in this pavilion), this new hybrid restaurant should be a nice addition to the lineup with a simple menu with familiar options. 

No opening date for this new location has been announced, but considering this new location will be a part of the France expansion, we're guessing that it will likely open in 2020, alongside the aforementioned Ratatouille attraction. 

8. Wondrous China (Epcot)

Image: Disney

Status: Confirmed

Opening in: TBA 2020

A brand new film named Wondrous China be coming to Epcot's China Pavilion sometime in the near future. Presented in a new seamless digital 360 degree format, the movie will include new scenes, music and locations. Because of the seamless format, the current CircleVision theater is being refurbished, and this film will open sometime next year. 

9. Roundup Rodeo BBQ 

Image: Disney

Status: Confirmed 

Opening in: TBA 2020

One of the most puzzling aspects of Toy Story Land that many guests noted when this land opened (other than its lack of shade) was the absence of a restaurant beyond the Woody's Lunch Box snack stop. However, it looks like Disney will be remedying this issue soon by introducing a brand-new table-service restaurant in this location. However, if you were hoping that the fan-favorite in-film Pizza Planet restaurant would be coming to Toy Story Land, sadly, you'd be mistaken. 

Instead, this new restaurant will be themed to resemble a new "rodeo" play area assembled with cardboard boxes cut and taped together, this new location will feature multiple dining rooms and plenty of familiar toy characters that have been brought together to create a fun, colorful mashup-atmosphere that only a child could create. This immersive restaurant will surround guests with a kaleidoscope of toys, games, and playsets that will certainly please fans of the long-running Toy Story franchise. This new dining location will be built in the front of Toy Story Land, near the giant Woody Toy Story Land entrance sign. 

 

10. Journey of Water: Inspired by Moana (Epcot)

Image: Disney

Status: Confirmed

Opening in: TBA 2021 

Disney announced last year that the first-ever attraction based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios hit film Moana is coming to Epcot. Named Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana, this new attraction will let guests interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting. This new walkthrough attraction will be  part of the reimagined Central Spine of the park, which will lead to new lands in the area of the park formerly known as Future World.  

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