Universal Orlando confirms Transformers to open 'Summer 2013'
Written by Robert Niles
Prior to its official announcement at 7:30 pm ET, Universal confirmed that Transformers: The Ride would come to Universal Studios Florida "Opening Summer 2013" on its Transformers attraction website, www.prepareforbattle.com.Tweet
Your Transformers ride vehicle, EVAC, from the original version in Singapore.
Update, 4:30 PT: Now the video announcement from PrepareforBattle is on the Universal Orlando Facebook site. And we've got it here, too:
With all of July blocked out on Universal Orlando "Power Pass" passes at Universal Studios Florida only, I think it's a safe bet that we're looking at somewhere in July for the official debut. Man, this is one seriously accelerated construction project. From green light to operational in just 12 months. Wow.
Hey, between this and Potter 2.0, it's nice of Universal to be doing its part to keep unemployment in Orlando-area construction low. :^)
And one more thing, if you're looking for an in-depth look at Transformers from the man who led the team that built the ride, check out our exclusive interview with Universal Creative's Thierry Coup, first published from Singapore last December. Or our archive of Transformers coverage from Singapore and Hollywood.
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