With its official opening, Universal Studios Singapore becomes the second Universal Studios theme park in Asia after Japan. Befitting the company's movie-centric focus, the park hosted a grand opening attended by celebrities from East and West. Among the most notable were action star Jet Li, screen icon Maggie Cheung and pop singer and former "American Idol" host Paula Abdul. The park is part of the integrated Resorts World Sentosa and has 21 rides and shows with globally popular themes, including Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, Shrek 4-D Adventure and Revenge of the Mummy. Universal Studios Singapore expects four million visitors in 2011.
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