The Universal Beijing Resort's official WeChat account has announced the park will open in 2021, bringing China another major international theme park.
The park will be the largest Universal theme park in the world after its construction is completed. The park project was announced in 2014 and is the fifth Universal theme park and the third in Asia.
The park is expected to host attractions and rides of Universal's big productions including Harry Potter, Minions, Hollywood and Jurassic Park.
Universal Beijing Resort is owned by Beijing International Resort Co Ltd, a joint venture between Beijing Shouhuan Cultural Tourism Investment Co Ltd and Universal Parks & Resorts, a business unit of Comcast NBCUniversal.
The Universal Beijing Resort will debut two hotels: The Universal Studios Grand Hotel and the NUO Resort Hotel - Universal Beijing Resort.
Kelly Ryner, president of Thinkwell Asia, a theme park design and production company, said: "The park will fill a huge gap in the market for Beijing, not only for local residents but also will drive tourism."
The theme park industry is booming in the country, highlighted by the Shanghai Disney Resort.
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