The five-year transformation of the famed Upper Lot at Universal Studios Hollywood continues in 2015 with "Fast & Furious - Supercharged" and "Springfield." The project began with the launch of "Transformers: The Ride-3D" in 2012 and will culminate with the opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” in 2016.
FAST & FURIOUS - SUPERCHARGED (SUMMER 2015)
The iconic Studio Tour will add a spectacular new finale when “Fast & Furious - Supercharged” opens in the summer of 2015. Based on the "Fast & Furious" action movie series, “Supercharged” is a dynamic hydraulic-motion based ride that catapults guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars. Housed in a new 50,000-square-foot building, “Supercharged” tells an original "Fast & Furious" story with hyper-realistic special effects that immerse guests in the the adrenaline-fueled "Fast & Furious" universe. State-of-the-art 3D-HD imagery is projected onto the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen, spanning nearly 400 feet in length to encircle Studio Tour passengers.
SPRINGFIELD - THE SIMPSONS RIDE (SPRING 2015)
Opening in spring 2015, “Springfield” captures the spirit of the hometown of America’s favorite family, The Simpsons. The vibrant and expansive space surrounding “The Simpsons Ride” will come alive with favorite locations from the 25-year run of the award-winning animated series. From famous eateries like Krusty Burger, Luigi’s Pizza and Phineas Q. Butterfat’s 5600 Flavors Ice Cream Parlor to iconic watering holes like Moe’s Tavern and Duff’s Brewery, guests will feel as if they’ve stepped through their TV and into the colorful city of Springfield.