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Universal’s Potential Plans For Controlling Crowds at Halloween Horror Nights 2020

As we ramp up to the official re-opening of Universal Orlando on June 5, we’re already jumping ahead and covering Halloween Horror Nights 2020. By all accounts, the annual event is not only still a “go”, but they’ve been building the houses behind-the-scenes as usual while the parks have been closed. For the purposes of

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Will Universal Orlando “Face Characters” Wear Masks When They Reopen?

When Orlando theme parks reopen (and they will), there will undoubtedly be some changes that will take the public by surprise. Sure, there will be things we expect like social distancing markers and tons of signage reminding everyone to wash their hands often. However, how will parks handle their performers? We actually think we may

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Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 30: TPU’s House Prediction List

When you think of springtime, what comes to mind? If the first thing that pops into your head is announcements for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, you’re in the right place. While this is an unusual time to announce anything new (to say the least), we have no idea when Universal will decide to start

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Do Universal Parks Discriminate Against Overweight People?

Recently Universal Studios Hollywood released some incredible photos of their new attractions: The Secret Life of Pets: Off The Leash. While the sets and figures look incredible, something sticks out to me. I’m sure it will come up again yet again after this attraction opens. Do Universal Parks discriminate against overweight people? The ride looks

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Is Beetlejuice Headed to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights?

It’s that time of year again. As we head into spring, we start to hear firm rumors about Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Parks. While it’s early to firm up an entire list of houses headed to the event, the one we keep hearing and believe is locked in is Beetlejuice. That’s right. The 1988

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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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