Sony Photos Leisure has introduced a “multi-territory exclusivity settlement” to create branded attraction rides, shops, and lodge rooms primarily based on the studio’s common Jumanji franchise. In accordance with a launch, new experiences regarding the franchise can be launched throughout Merlin’s theme parks and waterparks in Europe, UK, and North America.
The primary Jumanji expertise to launch as a part of this settlement would be the world’s first Jumanji experience, which can open this April at Merlin’s Gardaland resort in Italy, together with themed lodge rooms. The following introduced model activation is at present in improvement at a special theme park, with a focused 2023 debut.
“Merlin is the best firm to deliver the world of Jumanji to life,” stated Jeffrey Godsick, head of location-based leisure at Sony Photos. “Their dedication to sturdy storytelling, high quality of workmanship, and incredible visitor experiences be certain that followers of Jumanji can be absolutely immersed into the worlds of our movies and have an unforgettable expertise. I’m very happy to broaden our relationship with the good staff at Merlin.”
Regardless of the problems and warning round public gatherings introduced on by the pandemic, theme parks are more and more offering enjoyable and compelling causes to enterprise again out into the world once more. Earlier this month, Common Studios Hollywood lastly introduced that Tremendous Nintendo World will open in 2023, after the Japanese model opened in 2021. Equally thrilling is the Studio Ghibli Theme Park–first introduced again in 2017–which will open in Japan later this yr.
Thus far, the Jumanji movie franchise has generated over $2.1 billion on the world field workplace.