Universal Studios Russia - will it happen?
Written by Robert Niles
Universal Parks & Resorts is slated to build a 37-acre indoor theme park (its first) as part of a planned new entertainment development in Moscow.Tweet
The Orlando Sentinel's Jason Garcia has what few details are available about the plan - which includes a water park and CityWalk-like shopping complex. At 37 acres, the theme park portion would be the smallest of the Universal theme parks, 12 acres smaller than Universal Studios Singapore, which is part of the Resort World Sentosa development in that southeast Asia nation.
No details yet on what will or will not be in the park, through Garcia reports construction could begin in 2014 with an opening in 2018.
Universal now has traditional, outdoor parks in Hollywood, Orlando and Osaka, Japan, as well as in Singapore. Universal's been part of announcements for theme parks at two other sites in recent years, in Dubai and South Korea, but both project seem now to be stalled, at best.
So if the Russia park happens, it would be Universal Studios'
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