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What To Expect At Universal Studios Florida Bourne Stuntacular in Spring 2020

Rehearsals for The Bourne Spectacular have been going on in the old Terminator 2:3D building for a few months now. The opening cast was workshopping the show off site for weeks and moved into the theater back in August to start early blocking and rehearsals. So what exactly can we expect to see when the

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Is Revenge of The Mummy At Universal Studios Florida Closing in 2020?

TPU Reader John writes in to ask: “Have you heard this rumor about Revenge of the Mummy closing? People are saying Universal Studios Florida could shut it down for a major refurbishment by the end of 2020. The logic behind it is The Hulk and Dragon Challenge were both closed after being open for 16

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Universal Orlando Adding Saturday Night Live Venue to CityWalk?

Out of all the brands NBC/Universal owns, none may be more iconic than Saturday Night Live. Love it or hate it, the show has been a Saturday night tradition since 1975 and has been responsible for the biggest names in comedy. We currently have reason to believe that SNL will be getting their first dedicated

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Universal Orlando Is Quietly Working on A “Lord of The Rings” Land?

You may have heard rumors of “Lord of The Rings” coming to Universal Orlando for literally decades now. For one reason or another, the trigger was never pulled to actually build a land or an attraction based on the popular film franchise and book series. However, it seems that Universal is once again kicking the

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How Do You Become An Imagineer?

Most likely, if you’re a Theme Park University reader, you’ve had this thought. How do you become an Imagineer? Whether you’re an industry veteran, a theme park fan or someone who’s looking to break into themed entertainment, the question has no doubt crossed your mind at some point. The problem is, as opposed to most

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Universal’s Islands of Adventure Preview Center Surfaces in New Video

Before Islands of Adventure, guests could get a sneak peak at what was coming at Universal Studios Florida prior to the park opening. Located in the former Stat Trek Adventure space (now taken over by lockers for The Mummy and the Halloween Horror Nights tribute store). The Islands of Adventure Preview Center took guests through

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Facial Recognition Officially Coming to Universal Park

As you may recall, in 2017 we wrote an exclusive here at Theme Park University. We took a deep dive into facial recognition technology coming to Universal Orlando. Indeed, some of that project could be seen in plain sight by guests. Some can only seen by Universal Team Members. However, most of it was (and

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Stunt Actors Needed for Bourne Identity Stuntactular at Universal Studios Florida

Some pieces of the puzzle are coming together! Remember a few weeks ago when Theme Park University said that the Bourne Stuntacular was being rehearsed behind-the-scenes? Turns out, that was true and now they’re hiring! Indeed, a company known as Action Horizon Stunts is soon going to be casting for the upcoming Bourne Stuntacular show

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Breaking: Plans for Universal Studios Beijing Officially Revealed

At long last, it seems that Universal Studios Beijing has finally been officially revealed! While we got the scoop on this new park ago years ago (literally), today’s announcement serves as more of a confirmation of all that info we’ve shared in the past. As usual, nothing is official until Universal says it is and

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The Bourne Stuntacular Confirmed for Universal Studios Florida Spring 2020

Well, it looks like Universal Orlando spilled the beans. A new stunt show based on the Bourne Identity franchise will be premiering at Universal Studios Florida in the spring of 2020. Yes friends, ever since Terminator 2: 3D closed in 2017, Theme Park University has predicted a Bourne Identity stunt show to take it’s place.

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