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Dreamworks Theatre with Kung Fu Panda - Coming 2018

Discussion in 'Upper Lot/Entertainment Center' started by Ryan, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Armando17

    Armando17 Newcomer

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    I wished they so would have just demolished the building and not just do that over or the rethemeing of that building it's just horrible and would have made an attraction with both anamatronics and screens just like the Harry potter and the forbidden journey
     
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    Well for one.. they can't demolish the building because of Potter's 24 projector lightshow that is located on the roof. While in theory it would be great to demolish the building to fully revamp that area of the park & do it as a joint project with A.S.S., but that would mean the project would take even longer.

    Honestly, I'm fine with them going the route of an upgraded 4D attraction strictly based on ALL of their Dreamworks properties that can be changed out every so often. USH lacks space, so we could never have a "Far Far Away" land like Singapore has or create a new land dedicated to multiple Dreamworks properties. Even a dark ride like you want wouldn't fit.

    They're still going to gut the building (for the most part) & give it the upgrade it needs. The only real change I'd like to see is the extended queue behind the building get redone- whether enclosed or rethemed with plants/trees.
     
  3. Paulio

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    The problem with your comment is that Hollywood lacks the space other Universal parks have, seeing that Hollywood was the first Universal theme park that started out as a Studio Tour in 1964, with a full-out theme park being considered in the decades later on. They cannot expand anymore and they already have other projects being planned (such as Super Nintendo World). In the meantime, they have an actual working filming and production studio (Universal Pictures) adjacent to the theme park, not to mention the Studio Tour. A theater-like attraction dedicated to all Dreamworks Animation properties is the only just thing we need for Universal theme parks.
     
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    they could have expand the build to where the new A.S.s is being built and made a better experience
     
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    is the exit going to lead to the new A.S.S?
     
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    I am now surprised that people are calling the Cartooniversal Project "A.S.S.", perhaps I am laughing because of that, but that it's hilarious.

    Personally, it looks like it will use the same exit from before to me.
     
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    Actually they couldn't, the area between the two is for teammember backstage access. Also, the new A.S.S. is going to be a multi-purpose building, NOT just a giftshop & Hello Kitty meet-n-greet. There just wouldn't be enough space for the type of ride you're wanting. Also... again, they'd have to choose ONE IP & be stuck with it. This new attraction will open with Kung Fu Panda, then will eventually feature Madagascar, Trolls, How to Train Your Dragon, & even Shrek again. It also has the ability to feature many of the holiday short films (which just conveniently happen to be theme park attrack length in running time). This is the best possible solution for this location & the park's lack of space.
     
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    I wonder Meet Shrek and Donkey will still be open or still be closed while the new DreamWorks Theatre is still in construction....
     
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    If I had to guess, Donkey doesn't last but Fiona and Shrek become walkaround characters after the Dreamworks event runs it's course.
     
  10. Ryan

    Ryan Staff Member Moderator

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    It will also feature a Dreamworks gift shop in conjunction with the Hello Kitty shop, so technically it will be the "gift shop" for the attraction, just not attached. Combined with the character M&Gs UP, it will create a pseudo DWA "mini-land".
     
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