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We all love King Kong, but one of things that’s great about him is he brings on a great set of other monsters with him. On the big screen, he’s setting up for a showdown with Godzilla, and at Universal Studios Orlando things are getting even crazier.
King Kong has long been a staple of Universal Studios theme parks. From Kongfrontation to his appearances on the Studio Tour tram ride, the Eighth Wonder of the World has always terrorized park attendees. But now, things are getting much, much bigger.
2014’s hit film, The Lego Movie, was destined for sequels. And those will be coming in a few years. But next year in January, you can see Wildstyle, Unikitty, MetalBeard and Benny on the big screen–exclusively at Legolands everywhere.
It's called "The Shire" — of course — and god willing it will have so many delicious second breakfasts.
Universal Studios in Japan has constructed an Attack on Titan experience that allows guests to enjoy the feeling of being trapped inside the massive jaws of a Titan. Amazing.
Disney wants to build the jungles of Pandora in Florida, creating an Avatar-themed land in Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.
When John Baptist Greco built Holy Land USA in Waterbury, Connecticut, he envisioned it as a pilgrimage site for American Christians. Closed since 1984 however, the long-neglected park now looks more like a horror movie set than a place for wholesome family fun.
Now that Disney has announced its Lucasfilm purchase and intentions to slap Star Wars all over their theme parks and resorts — no mere Star Tours here, folks — the rest of the world has started dreaming up the ultimate Star Wars theme park.
This concept sketch of the entrance to Disneyland's Tomorrowland is one of the earliest designs for Tomorrowland known to exist. Made in either 1953 or 1954, it's not even known what Disney artist sketched this retrofuturistic gem. The image appears in the book The Art of Disneyland by Jeff Kurtti and Bruce Gordon…
A gigantically excessive former Airship Hangar built on a Soviet Base in Berlin has found new life as a gigantically excessive water park. It's like a man-made island inside with a water slide that propels people up to 44mph.
If the Tron sequel fills Disney's digital pockets with cash, we may see plenty more lightcycle races and disk fights, on our TVs and in the Disney theme parks. Along with two more Tron flicks, making it a Tron Trilogy.
In 2007, Marvel Entertainment announced its plans to open a theme park in Dubai. Now concept designs from the project have emerged, revealing lots of Spider-Man-themed thrills, a rocket-powered Stark Labs, and a city filled with Superheroes.
The Harry Potter theme park is either the most brilliant undertaking we've ever seen, or a classic case of shooting for the moon and landing in Griffin poop. Check out all the details and concept art, including butterbeer stands.
Long before Michael Crichton opened up the can of dinosaurs and let them run loose inside a theme park with Jurassic Park, he had already visited the world of theme parks going bad. In the early 1970s, he wrote and directed Westworld, the tale of an android-filled theme park where the robots get a little pissed off…
South Korea is spending more than $1.6 billion (!) to build not one but two robot theme parks set to open in the year 2013. They'll only be 250 miles apart from each other, so if you're in Korea you won't have far to go to visit one of these robotopias. That's some serious cash spending for robots going on, and if…