Dang, One Of Universal Studios’ Most Popular Attractions Is Closing (For A Lengthy Refurbishment) This Week

Dang, One Of Universal Studios’ Most Popular Attractions Is Closing (For A Lengthy Refurbishment) This Week

The cinematic joy of Brendan Fraser is being rediscovered by the world. 1999’s The Mummy has also found itself on people’s minds. Unfortunately, this revived obsession couldn’t have come at a worse time, as Universal Studios Orlando is about to close one of its most popular attractions, Revenge on the MummyFor a lengthy renovation. If rumors have been confirmed, Mr. Fraser might not be there anymore.

Reports on the long-talked about refurbishment were made by Click OrlandoOne of two major attraction at the theme park is set to close. Included in this report is the news that Disney’s Animal Kingdom has already closed Expedition to Everest for a refurb project that’ll last until a projected mid-April reopening. However, Universal Studios Orlando’s Fraser-enhanced roller coaster is in for a much longer window of downtime, as “late summer”This is all we know about when the thrill ride will reopen.

There are no further details about what’s going on. Revenge of The Mummy’s renovations, but that hasn’t stopped people from talking. The word is spreading that Universal Orlando is planning to take down a number of their theming elements. Pre-recorded clips starring Brendan FraserIn the name coherent re-theming the queue experience. Those presumed changes seem more valid when looking at the time frame that’s being given for this particular project; though one hopes that somehow Mr. Fraser’s presence will either be preserved, or honored in another way, with this fresh coat of paint. 

That’s not the only dust that’s being kicked up in Universal’s Florida theme park, as a couple other projects are set to reshape the face of this east coast destination. Construction continues to move forward on Universal’s Epic Universe, the third theme park that’s rumored to hold experiences Based on the Fantastic Beasts franchiseAs well as one of the American-based adaptations Super Nintendo World. This isn’t an extremely serious project but it could have a significant impact on the overall atmosphere.

It could be worse. Revenge on the Mummy, as the fact that the franchise hasn’t released a film since 2008’s The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon EmperorCould have been demolished (we don’t count the Dark Universe’s failed take on). The MummySince 2017. Thankfully, the roller coaster’s popularity has helped it avoid the same fate as its siblings Fear Factor Live Shrek 4DBoth of these are Scheduled for demolitionIn the near future. One must wonder if Brendan Fraser is still around, with the affection he brings out from his fans. The Mummy movies, might be part of the enchantment that’s kept the ride’s profile so high for so long.

Revenge on the MummyThe attraction is currently closed due to its lengthy refurbishment. If you want to pay your respects to the attraction in its previous form, you’ll want to see the video we’re including below. Here’s a POV experience of the ride, Fraser footage and all: 

If that’s not enough, you can relive The Mummy The Mummy Returns, as they’re available to stream on HBO Max, at the time of this writing. While there’s no Mummy 4There are still many potential adventures of danger or the supernatural heading to theaters, and even a Dark Universe sequel is in the works. Go forth and explore the2022 Release ScheduleChart a course for excitement

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