With the attraction lineup, lands, and opening date for Epic Universe all still a mystery, the theme park world can now engage in one of its favorite pastimes: wild speculation.
The location will feature “an entertainment center, hotels, shops, restaurants and more,” but there was no discussion about what intellectual properties would be utilized or even when the new park would open.
Universal Orlando will make a “major” announcement at a press conference on Aug. 1 at the Orange County Convention Center, not far from the 541-acre site likely to be used for Universal's next theme park.
The most obvious construction site lies in front of the Jurassic Park Discovery Center at Universal's Islands of Adventure, rumored to be for a new roller coaster.
Photos first posted by the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast appear to show a model of Universal’s plans for bringing Nintendo into its theme parks. The model shows two sections: a Mario-themed Mushroom K... Read More
"Universal always keeps their plans close to the vest. In this case it worked out well for Universal, as they began to realize that the project was big enough to be in a new theme park rather than being added to one of the existing parks."