Tag Archives: Universal Studios Florida

Stranger Things Confirmed for Universal Halloween Horror Nights Orlando, Hollywood and Singapore

Who’s ready to visit the upside down? Universal Studios just announced that they are officially bringing the Netflix phenomenon Stranger Things to life in the form of new mazes.  Three brand new haunted houses are debuting this fall at Universal Studios Florida, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Singapore. Here is the press release from

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Cracking Open Universal Orlando’s Crystal Ball Part 3: EPIC New Nighttime Spectacular at Universal Studios Florida

Welcome back to our series where we crack open Universal Orlando’s crystal ball. Today we focus on the new nighttime spectacular headed to Universal Studios Florida! For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, the Universal Orlando Resort press team released a story on their official blog where they gave a “crystal

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Did Universal Orlando Leak The Closing of Shrek 4-D?

Something curious happened recently on the Universal Orlando twitter feed that not many people caught. Mysteriously, the following popped up in the official Universal Orlando Resort twitter feed on March 14 around noon.  It features some sort of video shoot of Shrek walking towards a bright light with the caption “It’s not ogre yet. Stay tuned

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TPU Exclusive: Never Before Seen Ren and Stimpy Shows at Universal Studios Florida Revealed

If you were a ’90s kid, the highlight of any trip to Universal Studios Florida was the Nickelodeon Studios Tour. Nearly every Nickelodeon show ended with ” ______ was produced before a live studio audience at Nickelodeon Studios at Universal Studios Florida!” For nearly 15 years, park guests got to take a behind-the-scenes look at

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Super Mario and Donkey Kong NOT Headed to Universal Studios Florida – Supposedly

Recently, WFTV News in Orlando reported on plans to demolish Kidzone at Universal Studios Florida in order to add Nintendo additions. According to the plans filed with Orange County, Universal Orlando planned to wipe out everything from the Animal Actors Show all the way back to the Curious George Interactive Playground. While the scope of

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Could Virtual Line Work At All Major Universal Theme Park Attractions?

Something tells me I’m not getting a Christmas card from Universal Parks this year. Recently we have uncovered a lot regarding the future plans for the Universal Orlando Resort. Facial recognition technology, Nintendo attraction concept art, Bourne Identity taking over for Terminator 2: 3-D and on and on. Today we are going to discuss the

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Why is Terminator 2: 3D Closing?

Did you notice anything funky with the recent (and somewhat sudden) closing announcement of Terminator 2: 3D at Universal Studios Florida recently? Oh you didn’t? That’s because no press release has been given as of the writing of this article regarding the closing of that attraction. Which is a bit strange seeing that every other

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Universal Theme Parks future expansion looking to steamroll competition

There has never been a better time to be a theme park fan. If you follow the industry of themed entertainment like we do here at Theme Park University, it will come as no surprise that all eyes have been on Universal Studios for the past few years. Sure, the Mouse has their own expansions

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New Universal Studios Florida Store sells props from the park and beyond

Just in time for holiday shopping, a new store has opened at Universal Studios Florida selling props, signs and more from the park. Williams of Hollywood, home of the former magic shop next to Mel’s Drive-In, recently reopened to sell these one-of-a-kind items. By the way, the namesake of the store is a nod to

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Universal Top Brass Clocks Out at Universal Studios Florida

Disney Parks are famous for cleverly hiding the names of their Imagineers and top management in signage, on windows and anywhere that fits the theme of specific location. What many theme park fans don’t realize is Universal has been doing this for years and there are many spots around Universal Orlando to find their names. Take,

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