MADAME TUSSAUDS HOLLYWOOD LAUNCHES ALL NEW ATTRACTION EXPERIENCE WITH MARVEL 4D THEATER
MARVEL and MADAME TUSSAUDS HOLLYWOOD collaborate to bring new 4D theater and superhero film for attraction goers.
July 11, 2014 – Madame Tussauds Hollywood has announced the grand opening of their brand new, multi-million dollar Marvel Super Heroes 4D theater expansion as they bring their most legendary super heroes to life. The new technologically advanced renovation will include innovative 4D experiences with multisensory entertainment including water, smoke and trembles in your seat- allowing visitors to come face to face with the action.
In addition to the theater, Madame Tussauds Hollywood will grant attraction goers unprecedented access to mix and mingle with Marvel’s most beloved and idolized superheroes, including: CAPTAIN AMERICA, THOR, SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE, TONY STARK and IRON MAN.
The theater is equipped with 74 seats and a screen size of 25 x 17 ft. for maximum viewing. The new addition brings a 12 minute Marvel film, inclusive of the ticket price, that takes you on an adventurous journey with Marvel superheroes and features many of Los Angeles’s top tourist attractions. The film was created by one of the world leaders in CGI feature films and 4D attractions, Threshold Animation Studios, working in close collaboration with Marvel. The theater will be available for private screenings, and along with an adjoining 6000 square foot rooftop, makes for the ultimate Hollywood event.
Colin Thomas, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hollywood, stated, “What a great addition to Hollywood - A state-of-the-art Marvel 4D theater experience complementing our existing incredibly lifelike wax figures! To be a top tourist destination, Hollywood needs new world class memorable experiences. I am positive our new 4D theater will continue to allow us to serve as a top destination for both tourists and locals alike!”
Madame Tussauds Hollywood features over 120 lifelike wax figures from pop music stars, award winning actors and actresses, glamorous Hollywood icons, prominent sports figures and more – each brought to life by Madame Tussauds’ creative team and unrivalled sculptors, with a historical legacy of craftsmanship of over 200 years.
About Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Famed Madame Tussauds Hollywood is Los Angeles' premiere Hollywood destination offering guests the world's only opportunity to interact with incredibly lifelike iconic figures from the celebrity worlds of film, TV, music, sports and politics. Only at Madame Tussauds can guests "grab hold" of their favorite stars and enjoy countless interactive experiences. Lifelike figures of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Johnny Depp and Will Smith are among the more than 120 featured figures.
This year, Madame Tussauds Hollywood will launch 12 new figures in 12 months; a first for the attraction.
For more information, visit the website at www.madametussauds.com/Hollywood/ and on Twitter at @TussaudsLA
About Merlin Entertainments
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 100 attractions, 10 hotels/3 holiday villages in 22 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 60 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and more than 20,000 + employees.
Merlin has twenty attractions and one hotel in North America - including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park, water park, and LEGOLAND California theme park with water park, SEA LIFE aquarium and themed hotel; Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York, Washington DC, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Hollywood; LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Kansas City Missouri; Atlanta, Georgia; and Westchester, New York; Toronto, Canada; and SEA LIFE aquariums in Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Dallas/Fort Worth; the Mall of America in Minneapolis and Charlotte – Concord - underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.
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