Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City for the "NEW TRANSFORMERS RIDE" because Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating the premiere of its new thrill-ride, "TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D", its most ambitious ride ever according to the amusement park. Based on the popular movie franchise, this technologically-advanced, motion-based, flight simulator thrill ride is designed to immerse guests in the 3D-HD action-packed world of "TRANSFORMERS" and put you in the middle of the ultimate war zone. Universal Studios Hollywood collaborated with director Michael Bay, Industrial Light & Magic and Hasbro, Inc. to bring the action movies to life.
The ride propels guests along 2,000 feet of ride track, where they are surrounded by 14 gigantic screens, many enveloping them at heights of 60 feet. Fight alongside Optimus and try to survive as you protect the AllSpark from Decepticons.
Memorial Day weekend! Gates open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 26th through Monday, May 28th for the "TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D" and studio tour. The rest of the park opens at 8 a.m.
General admission tickets are $77. Discounted admission ($69) is available for those under 48". Buy a one-day general admission ticket ($77) online and get the 2nd day FREE! Front of the line passes are also available, which include one-day admission, for $129-$149. Get the VIP treatment, with a VIP Experience pass ($269) that allows you to go behind the scenes and visit closed sets on Hollywood's most famous movie-studio backlot, PLUS escorted priority access to all rides, shows and attractions. Advance reservations are recommended. Book now while spaces are available! Tickets can be purchased online, www.universalstudioshollywood.com, or by calling (818) 622-8477, 24 hours a day.
For more information:
Opens Today, 8 a.m.
"TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D"
Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
1(800) UNIVERSAL or
If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com
New Transformers Ride
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