Forward of the summer season launch of Sony Footage Animation’s Resort Transylvania: Transformania, Moscow’s Dream Island Theme Park has formally opened its new “Hotel Transylvania” attraction. This comes as Transformania, the last chapter within the $1.3B franchise, is due for rollout starting July 23 in North America and internationally from August 4. It’s at present scheduled to hit Russia on August 5.
The three earlier HT movies have been directed by Russian-American filmmaker Genndy Tartakovsky and have every counted Russia amongst their Prime 10 abroad markets. The final image, 2018’s Resort Transylvania 3: Summer season Trip, did over $19M there. Transformania is directed by Jennifer Kluska and Derek Drymon, with a script by Tartakovsky who additionally exec produces.
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Guests to the brand new HT Moscow attraction will be capable to tour Dracula’s resort and meet its uncommon visitors after strolling throughout a bridge over a foggy moat to enter the lodge’s foyer. From there, Dracula will information them by means of greater than 10 areas. Along with an HT experience, the zone additionally consists of the Tavern of Worry snack bar, a Vampire’s Chew burger cafe and the Transylvania Treasures reward store.
Dream Island is an indoor park that originally launched in early 2020 earlier than closing for a number of months resulting from Covid. It reopened in July final yr. Abroad parks basically have been on a staggered reopening schedule relying on native coronavirus restrictions, notably in Europe.
The HT attraction, mentioned Ivan Scholl, Technical Director of Dream Island Theme Park, “will be a worthy addition to our park. The work on the Hotel Transylvania theme area took more than three years, as we wanted to build a unique space for Russia, combining the latest technical and creative solutions to create a comedic horror experience suitable for the whole family. We partnered with Sony Pictures in order to achieve an authentic experience that will be the first attraction of this level in Russia, in one of the world’s leading theme parks.”
Added Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of World Partnerships and Model Administration and Head of Location Primarily based Leisure at Sony Footage Leisure, “In line with our growing Location Based Entertainment strategy, Dream Island Theme Park has done a fantastic job bringing this beloved brand to life and giving audiences the unique opportunity to transport themselves into the thrilling world of Hotel Transylvania.”
Earlier this month, Sony introduced it’s partnering with Amazon Falls to open Aquaverse within the seaside city of Bangsaray, Thailand. This would be the world’s first Columbia Footage theme and water park and can characteristic a Resort Transylvania Child-Pleasant Zone, which is ready to be one of many largest points of interest.