Learn More About the Heroes of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Coming to Disney California Adventure Park May 27

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

We recently introduced you to Rocket and his pals, the Guardians of the Galaxy, who are all coming to Disney California Adventure park this summer when Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! opens May 27.

Today we want to share a bit more about the characters from the blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy” films, animated series and comics – getting you ready to blast straight into the story on their new attraction!

Meet Star-Lord
A headstrong intergalactic adventurer, Star-Lord (aka Peter Quill) was taken from his Earthly home at a young age, growing up in outer space alongside the pirate-like Ravagers. As the intrepid Star-Lord, Quill travels the cosmos in his spaceship, the Milano, seeking his fortune. Equipped with a high-tech blaster and a mix-tape of music from home, Star-Lord leads an unlikely team of interstellar misfits–the Guardians of the Galaxy–in their attempts to do a little good, a little bad, or a little of both.

Meet Groot
A tree-like creature of few words, Groot formed a bond with the creature known as Rocket. Joining the Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot and his best friend Rocket travel through space getting into trouble wherever they go. Extremely powerful and resilient, Groot has the power of regeneration, allowing him to re-grow limbs and even his entire form very quickly.

Meet Gamora
A daughter of the evil Thanos, Gamora sought to escape her violent past and build a new life free from her prior sins. When an unlikely twist of fate caused her to join the Guardians, Gamora found her skills put to a better use saving countless lives.

Meet Drax the Destroyer
Drax is a headstrong warrior whose reputation as The Destroyer is both feared and respected throughout the sector. Despite his formidable outward appearance, the fierce fighter’s lust for battle conceals a compassionate heart. Though once scarred by the loss of his family, the peculiar Drax has found a new home with his equally eccentric allies in the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Come face-to-face with the Guardians of the Galaxy this summer, at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Deep inside his fortress-like collection, the mysterious Taneleer Tivan (aka The Collector) has the Guardians of the Galaxy on display as his newest acquisitions. Unbeknownst to their captor, Rocket has escaped and is enlisting the Collector’s VIP guests for help. Guests board a gantry lift, which launches them into a chaotic and hilarious adventure as they join Rocket in an attempt to break his fellow Guardians out of captivity.

After breaking out of the Collector’s Fortress, you may run into Star-Lord and Gamora on their way to escape aboard the Milano, with Star-Lord stopping to fire up his old-school boom box and get a dance party started. And for the first time, citizens of Earth will have the chance to meet Groot!

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog to learn more about the Guardians of the Galaxy, and don’t miss Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and Summer of Heroes, beginning May 27 at Disney California Adventure park, and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” in theaters in 3D now!


  • My girlfriend and I cannot wait to attend the premiere party the night before the opening! This ride is going to be an absolute blast

  • Thank you for sharing this we are coming on the 21st to 24th with an extra day on the 28th and were planning our one day in Adventure park for the 21st, the rest in Disneyland… think we’ll rethink that and do Adventure park on the 28th so we can enjoy this attraction. THANK YOU

  • I can’t wait! I just saw the new movie and am now even more pumped for this attraction!

  • Will there be an AP preview of this ride? Thank you in advance.

  • I’m really looking forward to this new attraction experience. 🙂

  • Can’t wait!

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