Vin Diesel, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster attend grand opening of ‘Fast & Furious – Supercharged’ at Universal Orlando Resort

May 3, 2018

Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson
Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson at the grand opening of Fast & Furious Supercharged at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida on May 2, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort)

The following is a press release from Universal Orlando Resort:

Last night, superstars from the Fast & Furious franchise – star and producer Vin Diesel (Dom), and stars Chris “Ludacris” Bridges (Tej), Tyrese Gibson (Roman) and Jordana Brewster (Mia) – celebrated the opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s new attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged.

Diesel joined some of his Fast & Furious series co-stars for a celebratory moment reminiscent of the Fast & Furious films – featuring high-speed car action and an amazing stunt in front of the attraction. The moment culminated with a countdown led by the franchise’s superstars and an explosive pyrotechnics display.

With a worldwide box-office of more than $5 billion, the Fast & Furious film franchise is one of the highest-grossing of all time and has become a global phenomenon that has captivated audiences from around the world with action-packed storylines, unique characters and high-speed cars. Now, in the immersive family attraction – Universal Orlando guests can step into the blockbuster franchise and straight into the heart of the Fast & Furious series right alongside some of their favorite members of the Fast & Furious crew – Dom, Letty, Hobbs, Tej, Roman and Mia – all played by the films’ stars.

During the experience, guests will:

  • join up with the Fast & Furious crew as they feel what it’s like to step into their favorite Fast & Furious film;
  • immerse themselves in an authentic re-creation of the Fast & Furiouscrew’s warehouse headquarters – filled with actual props, iconic scenes, authentic details and supercharged vehicles from the films;
  • ride with the family and crew as the film’s soundtracks pumps, vehicles flip, rockets fire – and the action builds; and –
  • check out more than a dozen of the supercharged cars from the films – including some driven by their favorite characters, like Dom’s classic muscle car, Roman’s super lux coupe and more.

Fast & Furious – Supercharged is now open at Universal Orlando. Guests can save up to $100 on a Universal Orlando Vacation Package and Florida Residents can take advantage of the limited-time Buy a Day, Get a 2nd Day Free offer to experience everything at Universal Orlando Resort, including Fast & Furious – Supercharged. To purchase these special ticket offers and for more information on Fast & Furious – Supercharged, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/Fast.

Universal Studios Orlando Resort announces ‘Fast & Furious – Supercharged’ attraction

November 2, 2017

Fast & Furious – Supercharged
Fast & Furious – Supercharged (Rendering courtesy of Universal Orlando)

The following is a press release from Universal Orlando:

Soon, Universal Orlando’s newest attraction, Fast & Furious – Supercharged, will race into Universal Studios Florida and bring one of the world’s hottest film franchises to life in a whole new way.

Fast & Furious is a global phenomenon and one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time. Millions of people from all over the world have been captivated by the action-packed storylines, unique characters and high-speed cars. In Spring 2018, the next chapter of this blockbuster franchise will come to life with Universal Orlando’s new attraction: Fast & Furious – Supercharged. Guests will have the opportunity to actually live the excitement they’ve seen on the big screen in a high-octane ride experience where they will become part of the Fast family.

 Click here for a first-ever, behind-the-scenes look at the attraction and to hear from members of Universal’s Creative team as well as the cast of the Fast & Furious films about bringing this ride to life.

Buckle up – here’s everything you need to know about Fast & Furious – Supercharged at Universal Orlando Resort:

 THE FAST FAMILY’S ALL HERE – INCLUDING NEW CHARACTERS EXCLUSIVE TO

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S ATTRACTION

You will encounter more of your favorite Fast characters than ever before in Fast & Furious – Supercharged. For the first time ever, Tej (Chris “Ludacris” Bridges) and Mia (Jordana Brewster) will join the star-studded cast of the attraction, which includes Dom (Vin Diesel), Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson), Roman (Tyrese Gibson) and criminal mastermind Owen Shaw (Luke Evans).

YOU’LL GET TO CHECK OUT 15 AUTHENTIC FAST & FURIOUS CARS – 12 DIRECTLY FROM THE FILMS AND 3 CREATED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THIS ATTRACTION

Fast & Furious – Supercharged will be the only place where you can see – and even take photos with – 15 supercharged Fast & Furious cars – many of them driven by some of your favorite Fast family members. Each vehicle, including Dom’s iconic Dodge Charger and Letty’s Turbo Truck, has been crafted by Dennis McCarthy, the man behind the cars for the Fast & Furious films.

THIS IS THE NEXT ATTRACTION AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FLORIDA TO FEATURE THE NEW, POPULAR VIRTUAL LINE SYSTEM

You will be able to select a time to ride Fast & Furious – Supercharged via the Official Universal Orlando Resort Mobile App or at kiosks located near the attraction entrance. While you wait for your ride time, you can enjoy other experiences throughout Universal Studios Florida.

YOU’LL BE IMMERSED IN AN ORIGINAL, SUPERCHARGED STORY

Get ready to live an original Fast & Furious story that expands upon the films and brings you face-to-face with your favorite Fast characters.

As soon as you approach the attraction, you see Dom’s Dodge Charger parked outside – and you know exactly where you are.  Welcome to the underground headquarters of the “Fast family.”

Inside, you’re immersed in the ultimate Fast & Furious experience. Hit songs from the films’ soundtracks fill the rooms as memorable scenes from the series play around you. You make your way through familiar places inspired by the films, like the Family Room – complete with photos of the Fast family – and Tej’s high-tech War Room.

You are invited to attend a race after-party that can’t be missed, and Tej arranges for a custom party bus to get you there.

As you make your way to the party, Dom calls with an urgent message. Owen Shaw is headed your way. A high-speed chase ensues, and you must rely on the Fast family to lead you to safety. But will it be enough to keep you and the gang from the clutches of Shaw?

More details about Fast & Furious – Supercharged will be released over time. Stay tuned to the Universal Orlando blog for updates.

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