Lionsgate developing entertainment centers featuring ‘The Hunger Games’ attractions

In its continued expanding of The Hunger Games franchise in the world of theme parks, Lionsgate is teaming up with Madrid-based leisure center specialist Parques Reunidos to build multiple facilities in the next few years. According to Variety, there will be 20 centers in high-traffic shopping areas, in addition to the five agreements already signed with the Thader Shopping Mall (Murcia), Dolce Vita Tejo (Lisbon), intu Lakeside … Continue reading Lionsgate developing entertainment centers featuring ‘The Hunger Games’ attractions

Lionsgate CEO discusses expanding the world of ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise

With Lionsgate’s recent acquisition of network Starz, CEO Jon Feltheimer talked to Variety about the deal, and discussed the possibility of extending both The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises. “I would say that there’s no big franchise that any studio has that they’re not trying to look at prequels, sequels, spinoffs, some version of that,” said Feltheimer. “We think that there’s a great piece of IP with … Continue reading Lionsgate CEO discusses expanding the world of ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise

Dubai ‘Hunger Games’ theme parks to have hovercrafts and Tribute train

Motiongate Dubai’s The Hunger Games-based theme park set to open in 2016 is moving forward quickly. Dubai Parks and Resorts revealed details on two of the rides that will be included – Capitol Hovercrafts and Tribute Trains. The Hovercraft “will take guests around the Capitol and its oppressive overlords on board a simulated hovercraft to travel the post-apocalyptic world of Panem. As the hovercraft catches … Continue reading Dubai ‘Hunger Games’ theme parks to have hovercrafts and Tribute train

Lionsgate exploring possible ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park options in Georgia

Georgia, where majority of The Hunger Games movies have been filmed, may be the first location to get a possible theme park. Hypable discovered the Atlanta Business Chronicles report on Lionsgate being in early talks for a franchise theme park at Georgia’s Bartow County, near Atlanta. NBC 11 also notes in a video report that the talks are in an “advance” stage, and there’s a good possibility … Continue reading Lionsgate exploring possible ‘The Hunger Games’ theme park options in Georgia