Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem is a motion simulator ride in Universal Orlando, that is planed to be built in the California park in April of 2014. Guests will experience themed queues, preshow videos and comedic dialogue that set up the fundamental plot: Gru schemes to create more mischievous Minions from human recruits. Guests will be transported into Gru’s house as they meander through his living room and encounter visual elements as seen in the film, including the moon-shrinking SR-6 shrink ray and then zig zag into his lab. The exciting journey continues as they swerve, bounce and plunge to get through the frantically humorous Minion training mission while donning specially designed 3D Minion goggles. The fun continue in a post-show dance party where Minion walkaround characters invite guests to strut their stuff in an impromptu Minion-inspired dance party. This ride, although not as thrilling as most of our articled rides, definitely will be quite an immerseive experience.
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Yesterday, Wednesday the 27th was the official opening of Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood! It was also the award ceremony for the Who-Manitarian of the year! Florence Henderson, the famous TV Mom, from Brady Bunch was handed the award this year! Below you’ll see pictures of the event Universal Studios Hollywood! We’ll be going to Grinchmas this winter, and a detailed update will follow soon!
On November 14th, 2 days ago, Universal Studios Hollywood hosted the ‘Day of Giving’. An event in which homeless people, and especially children, could come out to receive school supplies, clothing, backpacks, and books. There was a lot of media attention for this great event!
This year’s Day of Giving was; ‘Operation School Bell’, thus all the school supplies for the 250 homeless children. ABC7 and NBC4 came out to cover the event live, and so did our partners from USHFans.com. Universal Studios Hollywood had characters come to the event, to entertain the children. Some characters walking around the event were; Frankenstein, Shaggy, Scooby Doo, and Beetlejuice. There were lots of volunteers at this event, as well as park employees who decided to give a helping hand, creating an amazing group of people giving back to the community!
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For today’s Tomorrow Tuesday we are looking ahead, and we are showing you all the Season Pass prices for the major CA Theme Parks. Please note that these are the regular passes! For more detailed info go to our Quick Links page, or our Current Ticket Prices page, or click on the name of the park below.
- Disneyland Resort – $279 (Not valid on weekends and most school holidays/breaks. Click on the link for all deals)
- Knott’s Berry Farm – $72
- California’s Great America – $59.99
- Gilroy Gardens – Not Available Yet.
- Six Flags Magic Mountain – $72.99
- Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – $64.99
- Castle Park – $39.99
- Santa Cruz Boardwalk – $38.90 + tax
- Belmont Park – Doesn’t use a season-pass program.
- Sea World San Diego – (year membership) $145
- Scandia Amusement Park – Doesn’t use a season-pass program.
- Pacific Park – $99
- Universal Studios Hollywood – $84
- LEGOLand CA – $129
USH is planning on demolishing half of the park, and flattening out the top lot for Harry Potter expansion. The Simpsons-Springfield area will be enlarged and will be a deluxe version of the one in Florida. For more future info please check out the clip below explaining it all. *These plans are not confirmed and are considered rumors.
Now, although the park hasn’t announced any hints on what might replace it, many Universal fans have been posting there ideas of a new thrill ride. (NOTHING HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN RELEASED) One of the most popular ideas is a motion simulator ride, so the Simpson’s Ride structure could be kept and just re-themed, featuring a theme from the new Universal film, Pacific Rim. For those who are unfamiliar with the film, it is a science fiction thriller in which aliens begin to attack from underground earth, and humans must build giant, human controlled robots to destroy the aliens. The movies 2 tag lines were “Go Big or Go Extinct” and “To Fight Monsters, we Created Monsters”. Continue reading “Speculation on a Replacement of the Simpsons Ride”