Sony Pictures Entertainment will be creating rides and attractions based on films such as “Ghostbusters”, “Bad Boys”, “Jumanji”, “Men in Black” and “Hotel Transylvania” in October with Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse in Thailand.
Located 90 minutes from Bangkok, Sony Pictures Entertainment built the water park to immerse fans of all ages in the world of each property. The water park, Thailand’s first, will offer entertainment, interactive props, backdrops and landscapes, themed restaurants, live shows, and outlets filled with licensed merchandise.
“We are excited to team up with Liakat Dhanji and Amazon Falls for the launch of Sony Pictures’ first theme and water park and are inspired by his vision of creating an immersive entertainment destination for Thailand,” said Jeffrey Godsick, vice -Executive Chairman, Global Partnerships, Brand Management and Head, Location Based Entertainment, Sony Pictures Entertainment. “The Columbia Pictures Aquaverse is the next step in Sony Pictures’ broader global strategy to develop and grow location-based entertainment using its global film and television brands. We are creating opportunities for all audiences. from around the world to immerse themselves more deeply in our stories through water parks, traveling exhibitions and theme park attractions. ”
“The global content, technology and talent leadership from Sony Pictures Entertainment and Columbia Pictures will be invaluable in creating a fully immersive experience that will spark curiosity and amazement with a global audience,” said Liakat Dhanji, CEO, President of Amazon Falls Company, owners and operators of the Columbia Pictures Aquaverse. “The launch of Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse represents a first step in what we envision to be a larger collaboration that will pioneer the future of an integrated entertainment destination as part of the smart city of the CEE. Along with our unique rides and attractions, we look forward to forging new partnerships with the best partners in accommodation, technology, retail and foodservice as we organize a lifestyle experience. unparalleled that will resonate with all of our visitors. ”
“We are proud to welcome and commit to giving our full support to Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Amazon Falls Company,” said Dr. Kanit Sangsubhan, Secretary General of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse is poised to set new standards for immersive entertainment in the EEC, Thailand. The project will play a key role in overhauling the growth momentum in the EEC. The theme park will be a key feature of our EWC Smart City Development Plan ECE will provide our full support, including 5G services and other infrastructure, digital technology, public transport links and partnership with clean energy and the clean energy package. promotion of investments to ensure the success of the project and to help create long-term sustainable development in the EEC. ”
Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse will feature 12-meter free-fall descents through “MIB” wormholes; portals and slides in the supernatural “Ghostbusters” experience; open-air go-kart tracks that bring Miami’s “Bad Boys” backdrop to life; jungle slides and mountain getaways with “Jumanji”; a child-friendly area with “Hotel Transylvania” and various other adventures.