Lionsgate to license Hunger Games and Step Up to new Dubai theme park

Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015 10:15 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Katniss Everdeen is getting into the theme park business, with Lionsgate set to bring theme park attractions based on “The Hunger Games” franchise to Dubai. The studio announced Tuesdsay that it has partnered with Dubai Parks and Resorts to bring a Lionsgate zone to Motiongate Dubai, opening in October 2016.

Read more from Variety.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:08 PM

May the odds be ever in their favor.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:39 PM

The thought of anything in Dubai having something Hunger Games themed is deliciously ironic.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:40 PM

Is that based on your extensive experience of visiting Dubai?

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 3:44 PM

More from their staggering human rights abuses, but playing snarky is a cute game too.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 6:11 PM

I was thinking something different but snarky as well, something along the lines of "yes, let's make a theme park section based off of books and movies where they make children kill each other for food".

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Thursday, April 2, 2015 4:05 PM

There's no shortage of good food in Dubai... perhaps you envisage it as the capitol?

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