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Universal Studios Orlando Re-Animating ‘Spider-Man’ Ride, Announces New ‘Despicable Me’ Ride

Universal Studios Orlando Re-Animating ‘Spider-Man’ Ride, Announces New ‘Despicable Me’ Ride

[1] Don't expect to see popular Marvel comics characters like Spider-Man at the Disney theme parks any time soon. That seems to be the core take-away from today's announcements from Universal Studios. The company made two announcements this morning: A Despicable Me 3D experience will replace the Jimmy Neutron attraction at Universal Studios Florida in 2012. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man at Universal’s Islands of Adventure will be fitted with all-new digital animation done in 4K high definition. By investing money to completely reanimate the Spider-Man ride, Universal is sending a clear message to theme park visitors: "we still own the rights to attractions based on some of the popular Marvel characters and you won't see these characters at the Disneyland theme parks any time soon." Read the full press release after the jump, which includes a bunch of details about the new Despicable Me ride. Universal Orlando Resort Reveals Major

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