Time FrameAfter Star Wars Land
Rumor StatusBlue Sky
Rumors of a replacement for Rock 'n' Roller Coaster have existed for several years, but most of them seemed to be speculative.
"Blue Sky" possibilities include a Monster's Inc/Monstropolis themed area that would include most of the Animation Courtyard. A Marvel overlay or another option.
April 16, 2019: Matt Roseboom of Attractions Magazine went on a tour of the Imagineering facility in Glendale California with Imagineer Dave Fisher. As part of the tour they were told that Disney's contract with Aerosmith is expiring and they are considering replacements for the attraction.
November 16, 2018: The New York Times posted an article indicating a replacement is coming for Rock 'n' Roller Coaster. Disney has denied the claim.
October 29, 2018: On Episode 185 of the Unofficial Guide's Disney Dish Podcast, Jim Hill suggested that Rock 'n' Roller Coaster could undergo a theme change soon.
June 17, 2017: On the recent episode of the Unofficial Guide's Disney Dish Podcast, Jim Hill mentions that after Star Wars Land opens, Disney is looking at replacing Animation Courtyard with a Monster's Inc themed area that may also include a re-theme of Rock 'n' Roller Coaster.
October 28, 2016: @CarouselOf on Twitter is reporting that Guardians of the Galaxy is coming as a replacement for Rock 'n' Roller Coaster.