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Disney World's Epcot getting a makeover

Disney unveiled plans for several new attractions at its Florida parks, including a host of initiatives at Epcot, on Saturday at the D23 Expo in Anaheim.

Disney is calling the Epcot projects a transformation that will "realize the original vision of the park while making it more timeless and relevant than ever before."

A Guardians of the Galaxy ride is under development, and a new space at the World Showcase's France pavilion will be home to a Ratatouille attraction. It will be patterned after the Ratatouille ride at Disneyland Paris, the top family attraction at that park, according to Disney.

In Future World, a new Green Mission at Mission: Space will take guests on a tour around the Earth, and an updated Orange Mission will make the trip to Mars "even more spectacular," Disney said.

Disney is building a new live entertainment theater at Magic Kingdom's Main Street, U.S.A. Adjacent to Mission: Space will be a new restaurant that will invite guests to travel high above the earth for an "unforgettable dining experience," Disney said.At Disney's Hollywood Studios, Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway will be based on the "Mickey Mouse" cartoon shorts. Disney said new technologies will "transform the flat cartoon world into an incredible dimensional experience."At the Magic Kingdom, a Tron-themed attraction will be built in a new area near Space Mountain. Disney said Tron is the highest-rated attraction at Shanghai Disneyland. A Tron attraction will be built near Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom. A new live entertainment theater is coming to Main Street, U.S.A. The theater is inspired by the Willis Wood Theater in 1920s Kansas City.Also, Disney will replace Paradise Pier with Pixar Pier at the Disney California Adventure theme park in Anaheim. Favorite Pixar characters and stories will come to life, from "The Incredibles" to "Inside Out" to "Toy Story." 

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