MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK INVITES MEDIA TO THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED OPENING OF THE ALL-NEW “GHOSTBUSTERS EXPERIENCE” AND WORLD’S FIRST HYPER-REALITY EXPERIENCE “GHOSTBUSTERS: DIMENSION”
Madame Tussauds New York, Sony Pictures and The VOID have partnered to create the Ghostbusters Experience featuring Virtual Reality Element Ghostbusters: Dimension in the Times Square attraction
New York, NY – Following months of planning and construction, Madame Tussauds New York is excited to unveil the completed Ghostbusters Experience on Wednesday, June 29th (234 W. 42nd St between 7th and 8th Aves) to members of the media prior to its public debut on Friday, July 1st. Timed to the highly-anticipated summer blockbuster, Ghostbusters, as well as the ever-growing ‘Ghostheads’ fan base, the Madame Tussauds attraction is thrilled to give ghost-lovers a one-of-a-kind experience.
Ghostbusters Experience is a multi-million dollar investment for the attraction, moving Madame Tussauds New York into a new interactive era incorporating more immersive and digital elements among their iconic and distinctive wax figures. The cinematic experience of Ghostbusters is brought to life with state-of-the-art technology, authentic props, costumes, vehicles, gadgets and exclusive content designed to spook guests as they move through multiple scenes inspired by the film. No Madame Tussauds space is complete without their iconic figures. This supernatural encounter also includes figures of the spirit hunting crew from the 2016 reboot; Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, all of whom are prepared to help visitors wage battle against nefarious paranormal activity.
In Ghostbusters: Dimension, A Hyper-Reality “VR” Experience, visitors are given the opportunity to battle paranormal activity in the confines of a New York City apartment. Travel with your friends through this paranormal and engaging space and experience what it is like to be a real Ghostbuster, tracking and trapping a supernatural foe in an environment that combines physical props and sets, real-time interactive effects and virtual reality technology designed by the VOID.
Representatives from Madame Tussauds, Sony Pictures and The VOID will be onsite to provide details on the first-of-its-kind Ghostbusters world they have created together, inspired by the 2016 Sony Pictures film in theaters July 15th.
Opening to the public on July 1, 2016, the Ghostbusters Experience at Madame Tussauds New York will become a ‘must-see’ space at the legendary Times Square attraction.