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Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby El Duque » Thu May 24, 2012 7:45 pm

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Ricky Brigante of Inside the Magic dropped by to share his coverage of today's grand opening of Universal Studios Hollywood's Transformers: The Ride 3D. The red carpet event was attended by Steven Spielberg, Peter Cullen, and Frank Welker just to name a few. We've embedded his video and mirrored a few images below. Click here to visit Inside the Magic for the full write up and more images from the event.



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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby TulioDude » Thu May 24, 2012 8:19 pm

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Transformers The ride and energon drinks,what more youcould ask for? 8)

Edit:Saw video and that was pretty badass. :BOT:
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby SlyTF1 » Thu May 24, 2012 8:23 pm

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That's a badass picture of Optimus behind Cullen. I want it.
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby El Duque » Fri May 25, 2012 9:51 am

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The Universal Studios Hollywood facebook page has shared additional images from yesterday's Transfomers: The Ride 3D grand opening. The ride officially opens today!

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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby Hip-Hoptimus Rime » Fri May 25, 2012 11:49 am

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Man, looks like a great party! My friend lives in LA, I'll have to get him to go and get me an Evac figure.

I really want to know more about those Optimus and Bumblebee suits- like, are the arms/hands mechanical or are the actor's arms inside there, with perhaps slaved hands controlled by his own? The way he's holding that woman's face, it looks very natural, I'd say it must be a real person's hand controlling the suit's hand. not like inside a glove, but with cables attached to his hand and to the suit hand.
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby Bouncy X » Fri May 25, 2012 8:27 pm

those are pretty cool costumes, maybe the 4th movie will forgo CGI and use these. :P

and how awesome that both cullen and welker were there, cool.
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby NatsumeRyu » Sat May 26, 2012 7:13 pm

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I want to say these are the same costumes they used in the Singapore Ride opening:
http://michaelcurrydesign.smugmug.com/O ... wfKVh-A-LB

In which case the hands are static and the costumers' hands are probably in the bot's elbows, like I did with movie Brawl, but incorrectly (not enough of the weight was on my shoulders, so my arms got tired quick). They'll also be on stilts. :)
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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby El Duque » Wed May 30, 2012 3:50 pm

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Our friend Ricky Brigante of Inside the Magic dropped by again with some new videos from the grand opening of Universal Studios Hollywood's Transformers: The Ride 3D. These videos feature interviews with voice actors Dustin Leighton (Evac), Frank Welker (Megatron), Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime), and the ride's creators. We also get a looks at the ride's queue area and the ride itself complete with 3D binaural audio. To get the full scoop, including additional images and a review of the ride click here and here.









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Re: Universal Studios Hollywood Transformers: The Ride 3D Grand Opening Footage

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:58 am

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A new video has been posted on the Transformers Youtube page giving us another look into the Red Carpet event from the opening of Universal Studios Transformers: The Ride 3D which opened earlier this summer.

Check it out embedded below as many celebrities showed up and shared their excitement including Peter Cullen and Frank Welker.

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