Several new behind-the-scenes videos for SyFy’s upcoming movie “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” have surfaced online, showcasing a lot of footage shot at Universal Orlando back in February. [Read more…]
During a brief test this morning at Universal Studios Florida, metal detectors were placed at the entrance to Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit roller coaster to help keep loose articles from being taken on the coaster. [Read more…]
The Sharknado movies have been a cult phenomenon for the SyFy channel since the first one debuted in 2013, so when it came time to make a third one, Universal Orlando became both a filming location and a setting in the film itself. [Read more…]
Three new video simulations of the upcoming Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit roller coaster at Universal Studios have been released.
First up: An animation depicting what you’ll see while riding in the front seat. This view shouldn’t be too different from that offered from the other rows as all the seats are raised, stadium style.
Next is a view of the coaster from the ground.
Finally, here’s a new bird’s eye view, which really gives you a sense of what the more unique elements of the track are like.
If you want to channel the director inside you, check out this official interactive page that allows you switch between each of these videos on-the-fly.
You can also find out some information about the Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit characters you’ll be introduced to here.
There’s still no word on when the ride will open, other than “soon”.