Sunday, May 26, 2024

North American Parks Hit the Silver Screen


Three North American theme parks will appear in upcoming Hollywood blockbusters, and they can all be seen in the films’ trailers.

The defunct Jazzland/Six Flags News Orleans, New Orleans, LA, appears in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters from 20th Century Fox, now playing.

Saving Mr. Banks from Walt Disney Pictures features scenes shot at Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA.  The film opens December 20, 2013.

Also opening December 20, Anchorman: The Legend Continues sees legendary newsman Ron Burgundy visiting dolphins at SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, CA.

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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