Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Bourne Stuntacular Now in Previews at Universal Studios Florida

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Now that both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure have reopened to the public, the resort has started to make strides to 'pick up where they left off,' you could say.  Granted the operations of the resort are quite different than they were three months ago and will stay that way for a while, but one of the projects that was entering the home stretch before the pandemic began was their new Bourne Stuntacular show at Universal Studios Florida.

The attraction is the highly anticipated replacement for T2-3D: Battle Across Time, which was a longtime fan favorite for visitors.  The new Bourne Stuntacular is a live action stunt show that dazzles audiences with a combination of modern technology and thrilling stunts.

The park's description fills us in nicely:  "Through a cutting-edge fusion of stagecraft and film, you follow our hero Jason Bourne across three continents as sinister characters pursue him, hoping to bring him in. He dangles from a helicopter in Dubai before taking off on a thrilling car chase. You’ll see his acrobatic prowess as he’s chased across rooftops in Tangier. He’s pursued on his motorcycle through Virginia by both cops and villainous operatives. There are fistfights, shootouts and danger at every turn, all told in a perfectly synchronized execution that makes it impossible for your eye to discern where the live action ends and the screen begins."

The new show has started opening to the public for limited test performances ahead of its grand opening - the date for which has not yet been revealed.  The park is working hard to manage crowds who are interested in checkout out their latest and greatest, per this article they are actively managing guests waiting for the show and also limiting the amount of seats filled in the show.  Face masks are required to be worn by all guests while in the theater.

You can find some additional spoiler-free images and details of the Bourne Stuntacular in this story from Attractions Magazine.