Universal Orlando Resort is gearing to an exciting 2017, with Volcano Bay Water Park and two new hotel towers for the popular Cabana Bay Beach Resort, now they have officially Fast and Furious – Supercharged is opening in 2017, replacing the Disaster attraction, and later this year, Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Revue. This continues the unprecendented growth of the resort, and it is great that they are keeping up the momentum of opening new experiences every year for us to experience.
Fast and Furious – Supercharged will be a new experience different from Universal Studios Hollywood’s version. Orlando’s version will take guests in San Francisco on an underground race that is famous in the Fast and Furious films. Using the latest technology available, guests will board special vehicles as they are fully immersed into this high-octane, adrenaline filling environment.
FAST & FURIOUS THRILL RIDE RACES ONTO THE SCENE AT
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT IN 2017
New Attraction Will Bring to Life the Supercharged World of Universal Pictures’ Global Blockbuster Film Franchise
ORLANDO, Fla. (August 25, 2015)—One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences. Universal Orlando Resort announced today that Fast & Furious: Supercharged will join its incredible lineup of attractions in 2017 – continuing the unprecedented growth of the destination.
Guests will experience a high-octane journey that fuses an original storyline and incredible ride technology with everything that fans love about the films—popular characters, exhilarating environments, nonstop action and, of course, high-speed cars.
Led by film stars Vin Diesel (Dom Toretto), Dwayne Johnson (Hobbs), Michelle Rodriguez (Letty) and Tyrese Gibson (Roman), guests will feel like part of the “Fast family” as they embark on a thrilling new Fast & Furious adventure. They will be immersed in the underground racing world made famous in the films, explore the headquarters of Toretto and his team and even get to check out some of the supercharged cars they’ve seen on the big screen. Then, guests will board specially-designed vehicles and take off on an adrenaline-pumping ride with their favorite stars from the films.
Fast & Furious is Universal Pictures’ highest-grossing film franchise of all time. Since the release of the first film in 2001, theFast & Furious series has become a cultural phenomenon. Together, all seven installments have grossed nearly $3.9 billion at the worldwide box office. The most recent film, Furious 7, was released in April and became the fifth-highest-grossing film of all time, with more than $1.5 billion in global box office. In addition, Universal Studios Hollywood introduced its own Fast & Furious—Supercharged this summer, which serves as the grand finale to its world famous Studio Tour.
Fast & Furious: Supercharged will replace Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue and Disaster: A Major Motion Picture Starring You! at Universal Studios Florida. Disaster will close on September 8, 2015 and Beetlejuice will close later this year to make way for the new attraction.
More details about Universal Orlando’s Fast & Furious attraction will be released in the future. Stay tuned towww.universalorlando.com for more information.