Let's talk about what visitors will find in Universal Studios Hollywood's version of Springfield
Written by Robert Niles
Universal Studios Hollywood today confirmed that its version of Springfield will open in spring 2015, surrounding The Simpsons Ride on the Upper Lot of the park.
We've been watching the demolition around the area for several months now. But Universal's offered its first "teaser art" promoting what it will offer in this new themed land.
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In its press release, Universal Studios Hollywood announced, "'Springfield' is being designed to make guests feel as if they are being propelled through their television sets into the accurately depicted city, complete with signature eateries from Krusty Burger to 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."
In the full-res teaser art, not only do we see Krusty Burger and Moe's, we also find a Barney's Bowlarama Coffee Shop, Cletus' Chicken Shack, and Lard Lad Donuts, as well as Krustylu Studios, the Elementary School, General Hospital, Penitentiary, Mr. Burns' House, the Springfield sign, Nuclear Power Plant, and the Police Station.
Obviously, some of these elements will be simple facades, but Cletus' and Lard Lad are dining options in the Orlando version of Springfield. And the Hollywood teaser art does not include Luigi's or the Duff Brewery, which also exist in the Florida version and were promised in the press release.
What do you think of the teaser art, and what are you hoping for from Springfield when it opens next year?
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