Tag Archives: King Kong

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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Universal Orlando Creates Web Series In Anticipation Of King Kong Attraction

You just can’t beat a good viral campaign. Universal Orlando has created a web series called Myth Explorer: The Quest For Kong and just launched its first trailer. Designed to mimic television shows that search for clues if ghosts, aliens or Bigfoot are real, this new series looks like it will cleverly create an additional backstory

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How Many Projection Based Attractions does Universal Studios Florida Need?

The announcement of Fast & Furious: Supercharged, opening at Universal Studios Florida in 2017, has got me thinking about one question: do we need more projection based attractions? To be clear, there is no question what a mega-franchise Fast & Furious is considering the seventh film grossed over $1.5 billion at the box office worldwide.

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Skull Island: Reign of King Kong Officially Announced for Islands of Adventure Summer 2016

King Kong will return once again to Universal Orlando in the Summer of 2016 with a new attraction, Skull Island: Reign of King Kong. According to Mike West of Universal Creative, the new attraction will feature revolutionary ride vehicles that will take guests through Skull Island. According to West, the ride will feature “massive sets,

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