Transformers Set Among the Sets Lost at Universal

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  1. Velcrohead

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    http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9466739
    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5ieKlEB60J43hDZ39AB9VmsPZ72sgD912SSG82

    One of the sets lost in the Universal Studios blaze that took out the courthouse square from Back to the Future and the King Kong attraction was a New York City streetscape used in the Mission City battle from Transformers the movie

     
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    Well, since I doubt, that they'll have MissionCity again in the second Movie, it's nothing too bad.

    It would have been worse, if the Bumblebee-Statue would be standing there when it happened.

    But the loss of the Back to the Future-Set is pretty sad.
     
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    What happened to it anyway?
     
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    According to the Verizon commercials Bay has it in his backyard.:lol 

    In all seriousness, it's most likely in storage for now until the next time someone wants it to be set up somewhere.

    The BTTF set loss is TERRIBLE.:( 
     
  5. Velcrohead

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    I agree, the loss of the courthouse square from BTTF is tragic. I've always wanted to go see it, but never had a chance to. Now a lot of it is pretty much gone, though I think they saved parts of the clock tower.
     
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    I didn't know about that until now, but it was awesome! :lol 
     
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    I remembered a picture last year that someone posted of passing Brawl/Devastator on the backlot during the tour so I figured the city was a loss.

    And as far as BTTF, it's amazing post that movie how many times you see that courthouse set in TV and movies. Glad I saw the original while it was there. Looks like Marty's going to be trapped in 1955 for quite a while now.
     
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    so basically, the back of univeral studios burned? The studio next to backdraft?
     
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    I never liked the Universal Mission City 'Generic Street' set, because it looked pretty fake. Before Starscream attacks, they're driving down a nice, wide street in LA?, and afterwards they're on a much narrower street set with the tell-tale intersections that signifiying the far end of the set.
     
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    I hope they do some filming in NY. :D 
     
  11. Megatronwp38

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    that's ashame about the back to the future set. classic movie memorabila lost there.
     
  12. Bahamut Prime

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    Damn! That's gotta suck for the classic movies!
     
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    Well that really sucks but at least no one was hurt...someone might have gotten fired or getting fired but at least no one was hurt.
     

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