‘Twilight’ and ‘Hunger Games’ put fizz into Jeju theme park

The developer and operator of Jeju Shinhwa World – namely, Landing Jeju Development Ltd., – has entered into an agreement with Lionsgate Entertainment Inc. to develop Lionsgate’s first branded outdoor theme park, according to a filing posted by Landing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
The Lionsgate Movie World will occupy approximately 122,000 square metres and offer seven movie zones with multiple renowned Lionsgate film properties such as The Hunger Games, The Twilight Saga and Now You See Me.
The park will offer experiences of actual movie scenes via state-of-the-art rides, attractions and 4D Intellectual Property reproduced streets and towns. Themed restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops and entertainment performances will also be featured in each zone.
The construction of the theme park is expected to commence in 2018 and is scheduled to open in 2019.
‘With the addition of Lionsgate Movie World as the centerpiece of Jeju Shinhwa
World, the Group believes that Jeju Shinhwa World will offer a comprehensive premium guest experience in world class resort facilities including Four Seasons Resort, Marriott Resort and Spa, Somerset serviced resort condominium and upscale villas,’ wrote the firm in its filing.
Jeju Shinhwa World will also include an adventure water park, a destination spa, a K-pop entertainment centre plus a retail and food and beverages complex.