Hunger Games Theme Park in the Works: Will You Volunteer as Tribute?

Hunger Games Theme Park in the Works: Will You Volunteer as Tribute?
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A new Hunger Games theme park concept is in the works. No, really.

Based on the best-selling books and the dystopian movie franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games are apparently the perfect backdrop for a theme park.

Lionsgate Entertainment Company announced the Hunger Games land at the Lionsgate Movie World theme park in South Korea. We can’t wait to see what this land entails.

While details are sparse, fans are already speculating that an elaborate recreation of the Capitol has to be part of the mix, but will District 12 also make an appearance?

What kind of rides will theme park guests line up for? We’re a little concerned there may be a reaping, in which case, may the odds be ever in your favor.

Lionsgate Movie World will include seven different themed lands, including one that’s based on the Twilight series, and another magical Now You See Me zone, as well as one for the upcoming Robin Hood remake.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer said in a statement: "We're pleased to partner with our friends at Landing International, one of Asia's premier developers, on our first branded outdoor theme park and one of our largest and most exciting location-based entertainment destinations."

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So far, there are no specifics about rides, but the press release notes: "Visitors can experience actual movie scenes through state-of-the-art rides, attractions and 4D Intellectual Property (IP) reproduced streets and towns. Each zone will also feature themed restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops and entertainment performances."

Look for Lionsgate Movie World to open in 2019.

In 2015, Lionsgate announced a Hunger Games land in a Dubai theme park, with rides to include a rollercoaster that simulates a bullet train to the Capitol as well as recreated parts of Panem and the Capitol.

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