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Lionsgate Entertainment World, Asia’s first movie-themed indoor vertical theme park, to open July 31

Lionsgate Entertainment World® – Asia’s first movie themed vertical theme park located in Hengqin, Zhuhai, China, is scheduled to open its doors on July 31st at Novotown Phase I. The park, located on the International Recreation and Tourist Island in the Greater Bay Area, is set to transform some of global content leader Lionsgate’s most popular movie franchises into immersive entertainment offerings and experiences through innovative design, advanced technology application and world-class partnerships. Spanning 22,000 sqm of premium indoor space, Lionsgate Entertainment World® is a key attraction in Novotown, Hengqin.

Lionsgate’s commercially exciting feature films and television series reach next generation audiences around the world. The park will bring unique, one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences to Asia, highlighting six global film franchises and Chinese box office hits – The Hunger Games franchise, The Twilight Saga, The Divergent Series, Now You See Me, Gods of Egypt, and Escape Plan,

“From escaping the Capitol, to braving the mental and physical challenges of Dauntless, to taking on a newborn vampire army with Jacob and the Wolf Pack, we can’t wait for fans to step into the worlds of their favorite films to create their own authentic adventures,” said Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate’s SVP, Global Live and Location Based Entertainment

“We are proud to bring this iconic attraction to life at Hengqin, Zhuhai. Lionsgate Entertainment World® aims to become a multifaceted destination by engaging guests through story-telling and cutting edge technology,” said Selena Magill, General Manager of Lionsgate Entertainment World®. “We expect guests in China and all around the world to enjoy sensational experiences here that they won’t soon forget.”

Integrating the latest state-of-the-art technology and incredible worlds from the films, Lionsgate Entertainment World® brings the next-generation of entertainment to the market.


Visiting guests will enjoy world-class attractions, including:

The Twilight Saga – Midnight Ride, the world’s first multiplayer, interactive, hyper-reality VR motorbike simulator experience, where guests will interact with friends and family as they race alongside Jacob and the Wolf Pack on a daring adventure through the moonlit woods.

Gods of Egypt – Battle for Eternity, the world’s first purpose-built indoor VR Roller Coaster where guests journey through ancient Egypt and soar over the pyramids in an epic adventure.

Hunger Games – Mockingjay Flight Rebel Escape, a state-of-the-art, multiple motion-based 3D cabin simulator experience where guests will take flight alongside the rebellion as they attempt to escape from the Capitol.

In addition to high tech attractions and rides, Lionsgate Entertainment World® has extensive offerings that create a complete immersive experience including themed dining outlets such as the opulent Hunger Games-inspired Capitol Club; the homey Peeta’s Bakery; and the modern and stylish Lionsgate Cafe. The park will also boast a wide selection of shopping experiences, including Capitol Couture – a one-stop shop for fabulousness; Dauntless Ink – home of edgy tattoo designs; and Iong’s Magic Shop where guests will find  memorable souvenirs that are sure to mystify friends and family.

With over 25 groundbreaking attractions to look forward to, Lionsgate Entertainment World® leverages the latest cutting-edge technology to deliver a one-of-a-kind immersive experience.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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