Common Orlando Resumes Work on New Theme Park Epic Universe
In the summertime of 2019, Common Orlando made the grand announcement that they are going to be beginning work on a brand-new theme park within the space – Common’s Epic Universe.
On the time, Common Parks & Resorts CEO Tom Williams stated, “Our imaginative and prescient for Epic Universe is historic. It should construct on the whole lot we now have achieved and change into probably the most immersive and revolutionary theme park we now have ever created. It’s an funding in our enterprise, our business, our crew members and our neighborhood.” This can be a hefty assertion from a theme park that delivered to life The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Sadly, the coronavirus introduced all theme parks to a standstill lower than one yr after this announcement. And whereas theme parks like Common Orlando and Walt Disney World are nonetheless solely in a position to function at a minimal capability, Common Orlando has made the choice to restart its Epic Universe undertaking.
That is nice information for theme park followers and employees within the space. Orange County Mayor, Jerry L. Demings is quoted as saying, “Our neighborhood has so many gifted employees who will profit from this huge undertaking. I’m assured it’s going to ship an enormous financial increase to Orange County.”
It’s anticipated that the undertaking will create hundreds of jobs for the time of development and over 14,000 everlasting jobs as soon as the park is opened.
Now we will as soon as once more start speculating about what Common Orlando will convey us with their latest park – a brand new Harry Potter World? A Tremendous Nintendo World like its counterpart in Japan? What about an space devoted to Hollywood’s well-known monsters – Dracula, Frankenstein and extra?
Solely time will inform, however the restart of the park’s development is definitely thrilling information.