Gyrosphere (Film Universe)
|Status||Abandoned (Isla Nublar, 2015)|
The Gyrosphere was a custom ride vehicle used at Jurassic World in the Gyrosphere Valley. Designed as a spherical glass shell with a motorised core, it allowed rides to self navigate in two-axis by means of a joystick on the center console.
Fall of Jurassic World
Isla Nublar Crisis
Design and Specification
The approved Gyrosphere was designed by Ron Mendell who created all of the drawings and 3D designs.
A total of three gyrospheres were built for the production of Jurassic World, one attached to a gimbal, for use in the studio in New Orleans, and two for use in Hawaii.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Concept art for the destroyed Gyrospheres was created by Greg Fangeaux. A total of 6 destroyed Gyrospheres were constructed for use in the film, cast in foam and built around metal armatures that could be individually bent to give each Gyrosphere a unique damaged look.