Kong roars back to Universal Hollywood in 4D experience
Published: May 20, 2009 at 8:35 AM
Sounds pretty awesome: they're using a combination of robotics and extensive 3D projections to put guests in the middle of the cave of giant bats, then we rumble and rattle as Kong fights a dinosaur (or two) all around us. It's all based on Peter Jackson's 2005 version, which raked in over $700 million for Universal (counting DVD sales). It's the 4th highest gross of any Universal film.
This all came about because of the fire that destroyed much of the backlot. Universal is putting that insurance money to good use. For more info, click below (deadline hollywood by Nikki Finke is the better story):