Comcast officials dropped the news during the company's third quarter earnings call this morning. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, which is the parent of Universal Parks and Resorts.
As for other theme park news on the call, the parks unit reported a 6.8 percent year-over-year increase in revenue during the quarter, to $1.6 billion, with rising theme park attendance during the period. That contrasted with a 3.5 percent drop in revenue overall for NBCUniversal.
In case you missed it, here is the announcement for Epic Universe from August.
Epic Universe is under construction on a several-hundred-acre site near the Orange County Convention Center, about four miles south of Universal's existing theme parks. Here is more about the park and its design, even though Universal has yet to confirm any attractions in the park.Tweet
This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.