‘Fast and Furious’ Ride Coming To Universal Studios Florida In 2017
By Space Coast Daily // August 25, 2015
EXPECTED TO OPEN IN 2017
ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Following the announcements of major new attractions coming to Walt Disney World and SeaWorld, Universal Studios Florida/ Islands of Adventure Resort announced it will be adding a ride based on the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker.
Below is the statement released from producer Michael DoQui of Universal Studios:
I’m so excited to share that one of the most successful film franchises of all-time will soon become one of Universal Orlando Resort‘s most action-packed ride experiences.
Buckle your seatbelts, because in 2017, Fast & Furious: Supercharged is coming to Universal Studios Florida. You’ll feel like part of the “Fast family” as you embark on a thrilling new Fast & Furious adventure that will put you right in the middle of the action.
This ride is going to fuse everything you love about the films with an original storyline and incredible ride technology. You’ll get to check out some of the high-speed, supercharged cars you’ve seen on the big screen.
You’ll be immersed in the underground racing world made famous in the films and explore the headquarters of Toretto and his team. Then, you’ll board specially-designed vehicles for an adrenaline-pumping ride with your favorite stars from the films.
To make way for Fast & Furious: Supercharged, Disaster: A Major Motion Picture Starring You! will close permanently on September 8, 2015, with Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue closing later this year.