Universal Epic Universe

We are closely following the progress of Universal's Third Gate, Universal Epic Universe and we are pleased to bring you the latest aerial photo footage update from Bioreconstruct so you can see all the recent changes that have been made. 

This first image posted earlier this week is of the rumored How To Train Your Dragon Land and includes a newly revealed painted statue in the center of the photo, new rock work and scrims now covering what is thought to be ships being sculpted.

Here is a closer up photo of the recently painted sculpture which appears to take center stage in the land. 

Finally in the How To Train Your Dragon Land there is a couple of close up views of how the theater attraction currently looks with the seating is place and we are expecting to see the roof being installed soon.

The facade work in the rumored Harry Potter Land can be seen below.

Here is an update on the rumored Dark Universe land showing an aerial overview of how it currently looks including the portal, the featured attraction fronted by the manor and the shuttling, spinning roller coaster.

The dual-racing roller coaster is really taking shape with the first launch positioned to the left of the photo and the tall green supports showing the highest points for the track. Also visible in front of the dual-racing roller coaster is a section of the track for the rumored How To Train Your Dragon roller coaster.

These photos below show an aerial image of the dual-racing roller coaster and newly placed track.

Recently added curved roof sections on the dual-racing roller coaster in Epic Universe as seen from Universal Blvd

Hotel with windows South Resort, The concrete covered openings are hotel service space. Steel roof framing for a lobby area of a new Universal Orlando Resort South of Epic Universe. Faces the pool and outdoor recreation of the resort.

Finally, work has began on the first concrete wall for the new Universal Orlando Resort South of Epic Universe.

As usual for a full round up of all the aerial photos from Bioreconstruct head to the twitter page. We can also see from the Orlando Park Stop Epic Universe update that work has been done on Super Nintendo World with the portal having received framing for what is expected to be the escalators to take guests up to Peaches castle to enter the land as is the case in Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan.

The supports for the beacon on the Super Nintendo World portal are now in place and this is expected to be a number of colorful pipes. Each land will have a themed beacon on their portal to help with way finding within Epic Universe.

Work is taking place on the attractions within the land including structures being enclosed in the mushroom kingdom courtyard such as the Mario Kart Ride and Yoshi's Adventure and the portal into the Donkey Kong mini land is beginning to take shape. The Donkey Kong mine cart attraction is receiving theming including golden bricks along the facade and work is being done on the water feature. Work continues on a potential merchandise store and restaurant.

A lot of work is also being done at the central hub with footings now complete for the structures for the domed roof of the flat ride which is expected to be called Constellation Carosel. These structures are now beginning to be put in place and it appears that there there will be an opening so riders have the opportunity to see out to the rest of the park and the water feature which the ride sits on.

A maze of water pipes are being installed leading to the water pump room which was installed underneath this central attraction which will feed the central lagoon and water falls at the entrance to the park. Pipes are starting to be installed for decorative water fountains also expected in the central lagoon area of the park.

The front of the park will also have a lagoon where the octagonal tiered full service restaurant will be located.

We get to see images of the new track for the dualing coaster which sits in the central position of the park. This new track has been installed in recent weeks on top of the station building and will be the dualing coaster's final breakrun. The supports are in place in readiness for the track to be installed for the latter part of the ride including the second launch which sits above the maintenance bay as well as the tallest part of the roller coaster. 

New steels has been installed for what is believed to be the covered walk way at the entrance to the park and work appears to have started on the large entry arch.

The portal for what is thought to be the Dark Universe area has seen construction work on the beacon which is rumored to be a large antennae reminiscent of Frankenstein. Mesh framing looks to be like tree roots which wraps around the portal and also includes rock work which has received a top coat. 

The new Trademark, Oddities & Monstrosities has been filed and could be used for the retail store. The main attraction building is still covered as work continues on the facade and it has long been rumored that this attraction will use a similar ride system to Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and a notice of commencement has now come to light which names KUKA Robotics Corporation as the contractor which was the company that produced the robotic arms for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

In the rumored How To Train Your Dragon land, work is taking place on the two huge Dragon statues as well as work on the scenic boats which will be part of the lagoon. The Walls of the lagoon have been painted to look man made and a bridge is being built over the lagoon. Foundations have been added for the two spinning rides and there appears to be the start of a kids play area emerging.

Additional facades continue to be worked and details are being added to the Parisian facades in the rumored Wizarding World of Harry Potter land. We will continue to update you with the construction progress on Universal Epic Universe. Let us know your thoughts on all the developments by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page. Continue reading to see previous updates...



I’m not sure if it’s too late to reconsider but for Universal’s Epic Universe in the DreamWorks area could you go back to the other option and make it look more like Fantasyland at Disney. This way it would be better because it should have more than one land from previous DreamWorks animated franchises. For Instance you should leave room too great a Madagascar land and make it just like the one in Singapore which sadly is being changed to Minions land and that’s stupid because Despicable Me is pretty common cat every Universal Studios around the world. However, Madagascar land isn’t common that land was pretty unique and while your at also make room for a Kung Fu Panda land even though there’s one at the Universal Studios in Beijing it would still be a good idea because that land will be pretty much unique also if it gets changed in the future. My point being is if you’re going to have a DreamWorks themed land don’t just let it be How to Train Your Dragon there add these two lands too it as well. If you can’t reconsider then just add these two lands separately too the park.

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