Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced a new deal with Amazon Falls to develop a 14-acre theme park and aquapark in Bangsaray, Thailand.
Known as ‘Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse, the site will be the first Columbia Pictures theme park and waterpark in the world.
Rides and attractions at the venue are due to start opening in October this year. The aquapark and theme park will feature experiences involving characters from well-known movies, including Ghostbuster, Bad Boys, Jumanji, Hotel Transylvania and Men in Black.
The park will feature eight themed zones, comprising of both water and land-based attractions. There will also be entertainment, live shows, themed restaurants, interactive props, unique sets and speciality retail outlets.
Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of global partnerships and brand management and head of location based entertainment at Sony Pictures Entertainment, said: We are delighted to be teaming up with Liakat Dhanji and Amazon Falls on launching Sony Pictures’ first theme and water park and are inspired by his vision of creating an immersive entertainment destination for Thailand.
“Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse is the next step in Sony Pictures’ larger global strategy to grow and expand location-based entertainment by utilising its strong global film and TV brands. We are creating opportunities for all audiences around the world to immerse themselves deeper into our stories through waterparks, touring exhibitions, and theme park attractions,” Godsick added.