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Jurassic World - The Ride opens at Universal Hollywood
POSTED 15 Jul 2019 . BY Tom Anstey
Revamped and completely reimagined, Universal's popular Jurassic Park thrill ride has undergone a full rebranding and retheming as Jurassic World – The Ride.

Inspired by the popular IP's new set of Jurassic World films, the Vekoma-manufactured ride, which first opened in 1996, now features Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong, who reprise their roles as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu.

The water ride includes an underwater encounter with the Mosasaurus, docile dinosaurs such as the Stegosaurus and Parasaurolophus, and predatory dinosaurs such as Dilophosaurus and Blue the Velociraptor. Following a battle between a Tyrannosaurus rex and the Indominus Rex, riders are dropped 84ft (25.6m) for a big splash to conclude the experience.

Industrial Light & Magic – a division of Lucasfilm – collaborated with the design team at Universal Studios Hollywood to create a digital version of Mosasaurus and its environment for the ride. The giant sea monster is part of the Aquarium Observatory section – an area that responds to real-world weather. Motion parallax technology shifts the rider's perspective as the dinosaur swims around its virtual tank.


The ride was first opened in 1996 and has undergone a full retheming
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Jurassic World - The Ride opens at Universal Hollywood
POSTED 15 Jul 2019 . BY Tom Anstey
Revamped and completely reimagined, Universal's popular Jurassic Park thrill ride has undergone a full rebranding and retheming as Jurassic World – The Ride.

Inspired by the popular IP's new set of Jurassic World films, the Vekoma-manufactured ride, which first opened in 1996, now features Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong, who reprise their roles as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu.

The water ride includes an underwater encounter with the Mosasaurus, docile dinosaurs such as the Stegosaurus and Parasaurolophus, and predatory dinosaurs such as Dilophosaurus and Blue the Velociraptor. Following a battle between a Tyrannosaurus rex and the Indominus Rex, riders are dropped 84ft (25.6m) for a big splash to conclude the experience.

Industrial Light & Magic – a division of Lucasfilm – collaborated with the design team at Universal Studios Hollywood to create a digital version of Mosasaurus and its environment for the ride. The giant sea monster is part of the Aquarium Observatory section – an area that responds to real-world weather. Motion parallax technology shifts the rider's perspective as the dinosaur swims around its virtual tank.


The ride was first opened in 1996 and has undergone a full retheming
RELATED STORIES
New patents suggest potential Jurassic World attraction for Universal


Universal Studios has applied for a new patent that suggests it could potentially build a Jurassic World attraction at one of its theme parks.
Jurassic Park undergoing evolution at Universal Studios Hollywood


Universal Studios Hollywood's iconic Jurassic Park attraction is getting a redesign, with the attraction reopening in 2019 with a Jurassic World theme.
MORE NEWS
Excurio and The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle create evolutionary VR experience
Virtual reality creators Excurio has teamed up with experts from The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle to create Life Chronicles London, a free-roaming VR experience.
The Park Playground opens first immersive VR franchise in Porto
The Park Playground, has opened its first Immersive VR franchise in Porto, Portugal.
Bridgerton Season three – most Instagrammed locations
Following the release of season three Of Bridgerton, a study reveals its ten most Instagrammable filming locations.
Getty Museum refuses to surrender prized Greek bronze to Italy
The European Court of Human Rights has recognised Italy’s claim to a prized Greek antiquity.
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iPlayCo was established in 1999. [more...]
Alterface

Alterface’s Creative Division team is seasoned in concept and ride development, as well as storyte [more...]
IAAPA EMEA

IAAPA Expo Europe was established in 2006 and has grown to the largest international conference and [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
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03-05 Sep 2024

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IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
03-08 Sep 2024

Spa Peeps International Corporate Cruise

Cruise London, Amsterdam, Zeebrugge, United States
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