DreamWorks throws weight behind troubled amusement park project at Meadowlands

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012 10:52 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation has struck a deal to bring Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and other animated movie characters to a planned amusement park as part of a revived entertainment and retail mall in the New Jersey Meadowlands. The partnership between the developer, Triple Five (developer of the Mall of America), and DreamWorks is a rare bit of good news for a site that has sat vacant and unfinished since May 2009, when the previous developers ran out of money after spending $1.9 billion on a five-story complex just west of Manhattan, near MetLife Stadium, called Xanadu.

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