Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Christopher Lloyd Helps Universal Studios Hollywood Set Official “Clock Tower” Countdown
Hollywood — Emmy®-Award winning actor Christopher Lloyd helps Universal Studios Hollywood set official “Clock Tower” countdown as Back to the Future...The Ride prepares for its final voyage into the “Space-Time Continuum”.
Convoy of DeLoreans set to arrive en masse at the Entertainment Capital of L.A. to pay homage to the vehicle that served as the inspiration for Doc Brown's Flux Capacitor-Equipped time machine.
WHO: Christopher Lloyd, Emmy®-Award winning actor and star of the Back to the Future film trilogy and the Back to the Future...The Ride original film; Bob Gale, Oscar®-nominated screenwriter and co-creator of the Back to the Future films, and Kevin Pike, special effects supervisor for Back to the Future, will be joined by a convoy of stainless steel DeLoreans arriving en masse and thousands of loyal Back to the Future fans.
WHAT: After sending over 61 millions guests on wild rides, Universal Studios Hollywood's ground-breaking attraction, Back to the Future...The Ride is preparing for its very last journey in the "space-time continuum." Under the watchful eye of Christopher Lloyd, Doc Brown will arrive via an elaborately-equipped DeLorean and set a "clock tower" countdown to mark the ride's month-long farewell celebration.
Back to the Future...The Ride was introduced in 1993 and will take its last ride on Labor Day, September 3, 2007. As part of the fanfare, guests will have a chance to enter a sweepstakes and become the lucky owner of a stainless steel 1981 DeLorean.
Back to the Future...The Ride was as a continuation of the Oscar®-winning blockbuster Back to the Future film trilogy directed by Robert Zemeckis and executive produced by Steven Spielberg for Universal Pictures. At the center of Back to the Future...The Ride is an original film, masterfully designed to interface with the simulator's technology by an award-winning team of filmmakers.
WHEN: Thursday, August 2, 2007. Press event begins promptly at: 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Universal Studios Hollywood - Back to the Future...The Ride (100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608)