Chinese billionaire wants to open theme park on Australia's Gold Coast with acquisition of Legendary

Posted Monday, January 11, 2016 9:58 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Wanda chief executive Wang Jianlin, who has flagged building a “major” theme park on the Coast, is reportedly chasing a majority share of Legendary Entertainment — the company which produced Jurassic World. The takeover bid is part of Wanda’s global mission to enter the multi-billion dollar film production and attraction park industry after recently acquiring Hoyts cinema chain and AMC Entertainment Holdings.

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Monday, January 11, 2016 10:00 AM

I think the article's headline is misleading. I doubt acquiring Legendary gets you access to Jurassic IP. I assume that's controlled by Spielberg's Amblin, with first right of refusal to Universal.

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