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Dreamworks Animation and Theme Park Decide To Go Separate Ways

As we have mentioned several times here at Theme Park University, intellectual property-based attractions are king. This is why this particular story seems so strikingly different. Recently the Movie Animation Park Studios (or MAPS) theme park in Malaysia decided to cancel their agreement with Dreamworks Animation in a last minute decision. MAPS is the first

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Fans Flock to Interactive Shrek’s Adventure in London

Editor’s Note: Please welcome our newest contributor, Chan Ghataore who will be covering attractions for Theme Park University across the pond! Today she takes us through Shrek’s Adventure! You can find more of her adventures at her own blog: likecupcakechan.blogspot.com! This Shrektastic attraction opened in July 2015 in the very popular area of Southbank in London.

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New Theme Park in Malaysia to Feature Smurfs, Dreamworks and More

Alright, I know this sounds crazy, but here me out on this. Do you remember that park I told you about opening up later this year? The one in Dubai called motiongate that features characters from the Smurfs, Dreamworks, Sony Pictures and Lionsgate?  Well, it seems there is a park using similar-ish properties opening in

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Comcast in Talks to Acquire DreamWorks Animation for $3 Billion

Well, this is interesting. According to Variety, Comcast is currently in talks to acquire all of DreamWorks Animation to the tune of $3 billion smackers. Keep in mind, Comcast owns Universal Studios, which includes the theme parks and movie studio. Now if you’re a theme park fan (why else would you come here?), this is BIG

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New Park Featuring Ghostbusters, Shrek, Hunger Games, Smurfs and more Opening in 2016

With most of the focus in the world of theme parks being in Shanghai Disneyland in 2016, there is one massive park opening that might trump Disney. MotionGate Dubai is only part of a massive theme park complex opening with very high profile attractions. Motiongate Dubai is broken up into five lands: Studio Central, Lionsgate,

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