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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.

Universal Wins Battle for Harry Potter

16 Apr

Guess I’ll be visiting Universal Studios someday . . . they’ve won the much-publicized battle for Harry Potter theme park rights.

MouseExtra has some interesting analysis and links to other pieces on the topic.

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