- Lionsgate’s production studios have claimed 30 Academy Awards, 29 Emmys and nearly $10 billion in box office revenues over the past five years
- The company opened the world’s first vertical amusement park on July 31, set around themes evident in its most successful young adult-targeted movies, such as The Hunger Games and Twilight
- China’s amusement park industry is booming thanks to a growing middle-income demographic; it is projected to reach $12 billion in retail sales by next year, marking a 367 percent increase from a decade ago
Global and vertically oriented entertainment content provider Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF.A) (NYSE: LGF.B) has entered the world of movie-themed amusement parks with its Lionsgate Entertainment World property situated in the Guangdong Province of China, near Hong Kong and Macau. The 240,000-square-foot indoor park opened July 31, offering 25 different attractions that build on some of the studio’s most young adult-friendly franchises, such as The Hunger Games, Twilight, Divergent, Escape Plan, Now You See Me and Gods of Egypt, according to Forbes (http://nnw.fm/GCdn2).
Lionsgate has steadily built an empire of entertainment prowess, with nearly $10 billion in box office revenues over the…
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