‘The Hunger Games’ Theme Park to Open in 2016
The brave cast of The Hunger Games are preparing for their next epic excursion: a new theme park in Dubai!
Yes, the incredibly popular fictional franchise, created by author Suzanne Collins and brought to life by actors Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, will become its own attraction in the United Arab Emirates, which is expected to draw in three million visitors a year.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Lionsgate reached a deal with Dubai Parks and Resorts with plans to create a four-million-square-foot, Hollywood Motiongate Dubai Park, slated to open in October 2016. The facility in Dubai will contain three separate theme parks: Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai. Motiongate Dubai is expected to house the Hunger Games-inspired attractions and retail facilities. There are also plans for a live stage show based the Step Up films.
The next and final film in the series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, hits theaters on November 20.
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