Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Universal' started by OrlandoGuy, Dec 13, 2015.
That area of land I have outlined there is far bigger than the Forbidden Journey showbuilding.
I'd rather see the Discovery Center have a massive refurb than an all-out replacement. It's certainly old and out of date by today's standards but it makes Jurassic Park Jurassic Park instead of some generic dinosaur movie in my opinion.
With the whole use of vertical space, as you mentioned, it could be cool to see the discovery center be used as the station or queue for an attraction.
At the same time it would be awesome to see Jurassic World's main street, Margaritaville, and Innovation Center in a new park...
Honestly as long as there's more dinosaurs I'm happy
That was kind of my idea. Rip out the existing Discovery Center, and build a new one as the queue/station for the Gyrosphere ride.
What about the Seaworld site? What could they build there?
Idk. I can easily see JW and the Gyro with a new area being one of the main anchors for the new park and JP being ripped out for Mordor or Shire. If they get LOTR(and I know thats all just blue sky right now), it's going to get a land somewhere at IOA. And between all of the rumored and wishful thinking ideas that people think are coming, LC and TL aren't enough for all of them.
Toy Story Mania will be incorporated as part of Toy Story Land once it opens, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin does not. It's awkward to have Toy Story Land when you have another Toy Story attraction in another Disney park within the same distance. Sorta of the same thing here in California with Disneyland's Star Wars Galaxy's Edge as a new land and Star Tours in another area called Tomorrowland. Jurassic World and Jurassic Park IMO is still weird since they both took place in a different era rather than existing in the same universe as Hogmeades and Diagon Alley.
If Universal can design a ride on that scale and still keep some form of the iconic Discovery/Visitor's Center (because I think that's important), and keep plenty of greenery to sell the island, jungle setting, then terrific.
Yeah, but if they did JW at Site B, think of all the land they would have to play with in IOA...
Yea, I covered that too.
It just seems like bad business to me to do that, but who knows.
There is so much space in IOA that’s being severely underused for JP.
As for JP shutting for JW, I think Universal would do it just to stop any confusion. Lost angry tourists walking about for a ride that’s in a different park.
Again, maybe I just can't wrap my head around this, but I don't see how any creative could sell this idea to an executive.
Executive: "So you want to demolish the Jurassic land we built and paid off decades ago?"
Creative: "Right, and build another one at the new park."
E: "Why? There's room for improvement/expansion at the existing one."
That and people thought it was an attraction, meaning something would happen on the ride.
There could be many reasons like that it allows for a smoother transition from the old land to the new land. No 2 years of demolition and rebuilding. It would allow for high sales of merchandise. It keeps the IP modern and up to date. A new IP like LOTR might become available and they might want to invest into the current resort without expanding the new park early.
There’s plenty of reasons and having both built, gives Universal a lot of freedom that they might not have had.
Again, I'm just not seeing the justifications. Merch sales could be equally upgraded by building a massive new E-ticket at IoA. Same for keeping the IP modern and up to date.
Everything re: JW in Park 3 screams "pie in the sky wish" to me.
I like the JP ride. They could plus it with a skipper and a lame spiel but I rather have employes to keep their dignity and don't need to do that. Fun aside, just a nice refurb with new AA's and this land can go on for quite some time without the need of a JW overlay or a JW area in another park.
Saying Jurassic World can't exist in park 3 because Jurassic Park already exist in park 2 is like saying Fantastic Beasts can't exist in park 3 because Harry Potter already exists in park 1 and 2.
It's one of these situations where every con can be seen as a pro and vice versa. All we can do is play the waiting game.
Maybe they go for the Kong rumour and have the skipper being pulled out the boat and eaten. Have it happen before the lift hill so the skipper can run back to the exit to welcome the boat back and have a happy ending.
C: because to build the Gyrosphere ride that everyone wants we are going to have to tear everything down but the river ride that we have to refurb about every year and is right next to the only other two water rides we have in the entire resort.
I'd argue that's not the case...but we'll see
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