Behind-the-Scenes Photos Show Progress on Universal’s Upcoming Theme Park

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Universal Orlando Resort recently announced that a new theme park would be joining the ranks in Central Florida.


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Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure will soon be joined by Epic Universe, a third theme park in Universal Orlando Resort.

At this point, much of Universal’s Epic Universe has been kept under wraps. While we’ve reported the bits and pieces we know, much of it has been made from educated, investigative guesses.

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However, thanks to the help of Twitter user @Bioreconstruct, we can see the progress of Universal Studios Florida’s latest theme park, Epic Universe, without having to guess.

These photos show a unique, behind-the-scenes view of the upcoming Universal Park. Specifically, the Super Mario World area.

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In this aerial photo, we can see some of the work being done on a Donkey Kong-themed roller coaster. Not only can we see one of the roller coaster’s lift hills, but we can also see a show building, hinting at some dark scenes.

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This picture gives another view of the Donkey Kong-themed attraction.

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In this photo, we can see a behind-the-scenes look at one of the outdoor scenes of the same ride.

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This unique view shows the same outdoor section of the attraction from a different perspective. From this view, we can see that the actual track is sideways, promising a very thrilling attraction.

From @Bioreconstruct’s amazing photos, we can confidently tell our readers to get ready to roll with Donkey Kong!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.