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Is Universal Rolling Out Attractions With Terrible Intellectual Properties?

Theme Park University reader Adam writes in, “Hey! Love your website. All of your attraction information on Universal is really interesting. I personally think that a show based on the Bourne franchise and Nintendo attractions are terrible ideas. Bourne isn’t that popular and Nintendo is kind of dated. It just seems like a terrible decision.

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Does Disney Own Avatar?

TPU reader Jim wrote in to ask, “We all know Avatar at Animal Kingdom is behind schedule, but why did Disney decide to make four more sequels to a movie that many people have already forgotten about? Will the sequels be represented in the park?” Here’s the thing… Disney does not own the Avatar movie,

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Backstage at Toruk The First Flight – Cirque du Soleil’s Newest Arena Show

  I got to spend 2016’s Saint Patrick’s Day touring the backstage areas of Toruk – The First Flight, a new Cirque du Soleil arena show currently in Tampa. The show takes between 12 and 14 hours to unload from the trucks and assemble inside the arenas. We got an exclusive sneak peak at many

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Avatar Cirque du Soleil show headed to Central Florida March 17-20: Toruk – The First Flight

Looking for something unique to do in Central Florida you’ll be talking about for weeks? James Cameron and the creative team behind “Avatar,” the highest grossing movie of all time, has combined forces with Cirque du Soleil and created a unique arena show headed to Tampa on Thursday, March 17. We have been following Toruk

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Zuri’s Sweet Shop Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The final piece of the Harambe Village Marketplace opened to guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Harambe Village may be a turning point for Walt Disney World food and beverage. Gone are the days of management only selling turkey legs, hot dogs and pizza to a theme park crowd. While the

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Cirque du Soleil Gives Details on Avatar Show : TORUK – The First Flight

Cirque du Soleil announced the name of its 37th show based on James Cameron’s “Avatar”: TORUK – The First Flight. The live arena tour begins November 2015 and tickets go on sale to Cirque Club members on April 30th. According to the Cirque website, “The First Flight, inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR, a live experience

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Diagon Alley Versus Avatar: Who Cares?

Cowboys versus Indians. Republicans versus Democrats. Tastes great versus less filling. It seems engrained in our society to take a side and root for your “team,” no matter who’s “fighting.” We are constantly encouraged to pick amongst two competitors on which we like better.  It’s everywhere, from apps like Tinder, to shows like “American Idol,”

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