Universal Studios HollywoodSM unveils exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of its upcoming “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” thrill ride and reveals its eagerly-awaited opening date as Thursday, June 25, 2015.
The captivating 90-second behind-the-scenes footage offers insightful perspective on the making of this adrenaline-charged attraction along with interviews with several of the Fast & Furious franchise cast members and stars of the ride, including Dwayne Johnson (Luke Hobbs), Michelle Rodriguez (Letty Ortiz), Tyrese Gibson (Roman Pearce)
The first-look footage
“Fast & Furious—Supercharged” is an epic ride that reunites stars from the Fast & Furious series in a groundbreaking mega-attraction. The ride will catapult guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars in a harrowing escapade—at perceived speeds in excess of 193 kilometres per hour—to save one of their own from an international crime cartel.
“It’s really a sensory driven experience, and I can’t wait to see what happens,” commented Michelle Rodriguez. Tyrese Gibson added, “Everything about Universal Studios puts you in the driver’s seat to really experience Hollywood.”
The dynamic motion-based ride will tell an original Fast & Furious story that fuses sophisticated hyper-realistic special effects with a state-of-the-art 3D audio system and imagery, projected onto the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen. Spanning nearly 121 metres in length to encircle Studio Tour guests within a newly constructed 6,038-square-metre structure on the legendary backlot, the sprawling custom-built screen will employ 34 projectors and a sophisticated projection configuration system to envelop guests in unprecedented realism.
Coupled with an intense blend of thrilling visceral effects, “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” will take guests on a wild ride that begins the moment they board the Studio Tour tram ride.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world-famous Studio Tour and hold on tight for the all-new grand finale, Fast & Furious – Supercharged!
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