Los Angeles, CA – The world’s most despicable ride has landed in Los Angeles at Universal Studios Hollywood. The first part of a multi-year expansion at the park, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem was opened on the 11th of April to a crowd of hundreds waiting to enjoy the new ride. Along with the new ride, a children’s area called “Super Silly Funland” was introduced. 

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First introduced at Universal Studios Orlando, the Minion Mayhem ride turns it’s passengers into the lovable yellow minions of Gru, the world’s greatest super villain. The “minions” are sent on a wild adventure with twists, turns, and surprises at every corner. Minion Mayhem is sure to provide a simulator experience unmatched in quality, even by some of the most advanced rides on the planet.

Also opening with the attraction is Super Silly Funland, a children’s play area themed after the theme park featured in the movies. The colorful park features two playgrounds, one dry for colder days, and one with water jets spraying participants for relief on hot summer days. Also included in the play area is Silly Swirly Fun Ride, a spinning ride that takes the young ones up and down over the London area of the park.

The future of Universal Studios is going to involve a multi-year expansion, with the Fast and Furious Supercharged attraction opening in 2015, followed by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2016. Universal Studios Hollywood’s new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem is now open to the public, along with all three parts of Super Silly Funland.