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Universal Studios Orlando opening The Simpsons Springfield replica this summer

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Design, Misc. Tech,

Simpsons Universal Orlando

If you've ever wanted to take a trip to Springfield, the city where The Simpsons live, you'll have your chance beginning this summer. Universal Studios theme park in Orlando, Florida, is set to open up the new Springfield section in just a few short weeks, giving visitors the chance to check out famous landmarks from The Simpsons, including Moe's Tavern, the Duff Brewery (with Duff beer,) Krusty Burger, Luigi's Pizza, the Kwik-E-Mart, and even The Android's Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop. Seriously, book us on the next flight to Orlando, because this is the height of awesomeness.

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Comic Book Jobs: Universal Orlando

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials,

Universal Orlando 1The world of Super-Heroes fighting Super-Villains can be yours!

Universal Orlando, the Florida-based theme park is looking for an Attractions Attendant to “enter a gleaming comic book city where Super Heroes pit themselves against Super Villains in the ultimate battle of good versus evil.”

Plus, you can “help our guests plunge into total darkness as they face an army of warrior mummies on a psychological thrill ride totally unlike anything that's come along in the past 3,000 years!

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Comic Book Jobs: Universal Studios

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials, Movies,

Universal Studios OrlandoEver wanted to work at a theme park and not dress up like Snow White or Garfield? Universal Studios, the Orlando one, is looking for a Painter.

This is not the kind of painter who makes the kitchen egg shell blue and the bathroom ivory (although you might do that at some point).

What they want is a painter who can “make sure our guests feel like they've just set foot inside the pages of a comic book or onto the set of their favorite movie.”

Skills needed include: “Problem solving, superior painting skills, attention to detail, and possessing the ability to use good judgment under pressure.

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It’s Bollywood for Stallone and Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone

When I think of Bollywood, I usually envision colorful garments, dancing and singing…not two-word sentences, muscles or HGH. But apparently that’s what you get when you throw Hollywood into the mix.

It’s just been announced that - yes, Sly - will follow up his roles in the latest Rocky and Rambo sequels with a stint in a Bollywood film. As a cast member in Incredible Love, Stallone will become the first well-known American actor to be featured in such a vehicle.

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Get a Look at Land of the Lost

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Land of the Lost, Sleestak

Back in February, we told you about a planned remake of the ‘70s series, .  The comedy, starring Will Ferrell, would give a modern update to the mysterious land filled with dinosaurs and things called Pakuni.

While the recreation will not have any kids (they’ve been replaced by two adult companions), other elements of the original show will remain as true as possible.  In the picture above, you can see director Brad Silberling’s (Lemony Snicket) version of the classic Sleestaks.  The lizard creatures - which won’t be products of CGI - will come with slightly enhanced features.  Instead of being armed with crossbows, the green guys will be able to draw quills from their spines.

Production on the project is currently underway.

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