MGM Will Build in Shanghai, Universal in South Korea

22 May

Plenty of good news for Asian theme park fans! VarietyAsiaOnline reports that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer will build a theme park in Shanghai, while Reuters brings news of a Universal park in South Korea. From Reuters:

King Kong and Spider-man are coming to South Korea.

Universal Studios said on Tuesday it would build a South Korean park featuring characters from blockbuster movies by 2012, becoming the latest Hollywood firm to expand in Asia’s burgeoning entertainment market.

The project, announced a day after U.S. film giant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) unveiled a plan for a Shanghai park, highlights Hollywood’s push to take the world’s most popular entertainment to the world’s most populous region.

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