Let's Imagine Big Changes for Universal
The Hollywood rumor mill is trying to create some big opportunities for Universal's theme parks. Meanwhile, Columbia Pictures is getting into the game, while SeaWorld looks to change it up.
How Would Universal Buying Warner Bros. Affect Theme Parks? The rumor mill is cranking up in Hollywood, as chatter gets louder that NBCUniversal might try to buy Warner Bros. Discovery. What would that mean for Universal's theme parks, as well as Disney and Six Flags? Time for a deep dive.
Columbia Pictures' First Theme Park to Open Next Month: Columbia Pictures' first fully-branded park will feature water slides and attractions themed to Ghostbusters, Jumanji, Hotel Transylvania and more when it opens in Thailand. We've got some first looks.
SeaWorld’s New Park Model Set to Open Next Year: Construction of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is 90% complete and the new theme park is set to open next year, officials with developer Miral have announced.
Universal Parks Forms New Products & Experiences Division: Universal's theme parks unit is doing some reshuffling, and there's a new division whose name might sound a bit familiar to fans who follow the business side of the theme park industry.
Avatar Is Coming to Another Disney Theme Park: No, it's not a second installation of Pandora. But this month Disney will be bringing Avatar to Shanghai Disneyland in the form of a six-month, immersive exhibition.
More Disney News
Disney Files Patent for Augmented Reality Ride Without Glasses: Disney is looking to clear one of the obstacles to bringing augmented reality to more theme park attractions - the need to wear special glasses to see dynamically-projected figures. Let’s check it out.
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