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Robert Niles
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Who wants to get the first ride through the new Courthouse Square at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Published: June 16, 2009 at 12:03 PM

You might remember that a fire destroyed part of the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot last summer, including King Kong and the famous Courthouse Square set, where the Back to the Future movies, among others, were filmed.

Well, Universal's been rebuilding the backlot, and while the new Kong isn't ready yet, Courthouse Square is, and the first Studio Tour of the newly refurbished sections of the backlot goes out on Thursday morning.

Universal Studio Tour

I've been invited to be on the first tram, and Universal's letting me bring three guests along. Interested? E-mail me, or respond in the comments below.

This isn't a free admit to the park. It's basically a front of the line pass to get onto the VIP tram. But it'd be a fun way to spend a Thursday morning, if you are in the LA area and either have a USH pass or were looking for an excuse to visit the park.

First come, first served. I'll e-mail privately with details on where we'll meet up to get on the tram. Then I'll be posting pictures and a write-up here on the Flume Thursday afternoon.

Replies (4)

Christopher Nathaniel

Published: June 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM

I want to go! I love Universal, have a pass and want to be VIP with you! Let me know. You can email me @ hhnrocks@gmail.com and check out my blog! http://www.hhnrocks.com/

Hope you pick me! Thanks a bunch!

Christopher

Wok Creative

Published: June 16, 2009 at 4:56 PM

Put me down for that. It sounds like fun. I've always wanted to go to a press type event and it will be nice to see what they've done back there.
I'll get the 6 months for $60.00, which seems to be the best deal.
Doug
Robert Niles
Editor

Published: June 16, 2009 at 5:20 PM

Got my three. Look for the write-up Thursday afternoon!
Anthony J

Published: June 17, 2009 at 8:00 AM

I love the Studio Tour. Can't wait to see the new Courthouse Square and when Kong is completed.

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