12 minutes ago Going to a theme park is a quintessential summer activity enjoyed by folks all around the world. Rides and snacks are obvious staples of the experience, but so is the act of getting away from the heat to duck into a show. We've seen some massive advancements in how theme parks entertain visitors in recent years, and Universal Studios' Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor's Quest looks like a major leap forward. In fact, CinemaBlend recently got a chance to check out the attraction during an early look at the park's upcoming DreamWorks Theatre, and it should be a must-visit element of the Universal Studios Hollywood experience when it opens this week. On May 17, CinemaBlend and other outlets were invited to check out the new DreamWorks Theatre in the final stages of construction and given a tour by Universal Creative Senior Director and Executive Producer Jon Corfino. The DreamWorks Theatre is located in the heavily renovated Shrek 4D theater at Universal Studios Hollywood, … [Read more...] about We Toured Universal Studios’ New Kung Fu Panda Attraction, Here’s What We Saw
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BEGIN SLIDESHOWAmusement parks are always trying to keep their parks up to date with the latest and greatest attractions. Universal Studios Hollywood is no different. This summer, the movie studio/theme park is set to open Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest, an all new immersive adventure, set in the newly-built DreamWorks Theater.Located near the front of the park, just before you hit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the DreamWorks Theater has taken the place of what used to be the Shrek 4-D attraction. With its Mediterranean architecture, it is a far cry from what was there before. The entire theater has been rebuilt, with a studio garden-patio environment, custom tile work, and a studio marquee out front.Guests will first enter the theater lobby for a pre-show. Since the attraction wasn’t open when our small group of journalists were given a tour, we had Jon Corfino, Creative Director at Universal Creative, tell us what we could expect. An animated, slumbering … [Read more...] about First Look at the New Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest Attraction!
Update: Universal Studios Hollywood has announced that their new Kung Fu Panda attraction, Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest, will open in June. More details have been added below. Our original article follows. Universal Studios Hollywood made a couple of big announcements this morning, including: Christmas will be coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with a “dazzling light projection show, festive holiday décor and holiday-themed food and beverages.” Shrek 4D is being replaced with DreamWorks Theatre, which will kickstart with a new Kung Fu Panda attraction. Find all of the details below. Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest Update: Universal has announced that Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest will open its doors on June 15, 2018. Here’s the description of the 4D show’s storyline: Created and produced by DreamWorks Animation and Universal Creative, “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest” recounts a … [Read more...] about Universal Studios’ Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest Attraction Will Open in June
While adults may like having an expansive library of titles to choose from when it’s time to relax on the couch, let’s not forget about the stay-at-home parents who need a variety of streaming programming to keep their kids occupied for a bit so they can just have a moment of piece of quiet. Amazon has two new additions to help spice things up for your kids on the small screen. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is heading to Amazon, and the first trailer for the update of the classic cartoon has arrived online. Plus, there’s a new Kung Fu Panda animated series heading to the subscription service too. Watch The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Trailer Here’s the official synopsis for the new series coming to Amazon next month on May 11: The world’s best-known flying squirrel and talking moose are back in a serialized comedy about the two goofball best friends who routinely find themselves thrust into harrowing situations but end up saving the day … [Read more...] about New ‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’ Series Heads to Amazon Along with Another ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Show
Kate Hudson is replacing Rebel Wilson to voice one of the new characters in Kung Fu Panda 3, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen and Dustin Hoffman are among those reprising their roles in DWA’s hit franchise telling the tales of Po, the noddle-peddling panda who is also a fabled Dragon Warrior. J.K. Simmons and Bryan Cranston are among the new additions to the cast. Wilson was due to voice Mei Mei, a crazy ribbon-dancing panda (the movie series’ first female panda lead) who is romantically obsessed with Po. Insiders say the production schedule became extended, forcing Wilson to bow out. Hudson will now voice Mei Mei, and the previously completed scenes will be re-animated to reflect Hudson’s take on the character. Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni are directing the movie, which has a release date of January 29, 2016. The new storyline sees Po reunited with this long-lost father and he discovers a long-lost panda … [Read more...] about Kate Hudson to Replace Rebel Wilson in ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ (Exclusive)