Governor Hong Joon-pyo, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, and Tim Fisher, CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks, announced today the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreements to plan for Korea’s first international theme park and resort destination, Twentieth Century Fox World.
The proposed park will be part of a larger development in the Republic of Korea known as the Ungdong Entertainment Complex.
Initial plans for Twentieth Century Fox World Korea include a theme park spanning more than 75 acres of land and will be part of a 700 plus acre leisure resort and development that will bring to life a fully immersive entertainment experience featuring some of Fox’s most recognized film and television brands.
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The park will be located in the Ungdong Area of Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone, Jinhae-gu, Changwon City. Operating partner Village Roadshow, one of the leading independent entertainment companies in the world, joins the group as a design and development consultant, and the manager of the studio theme park.
Fox Consumer Products recently announced Fox’s first ever theme park, Twentieth Century Fox World, set to open in Malaysia in 2016.
A division of 21st Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines.
Part of Village Roadshow Limited, a leading international entertainment and media company, Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP) is a theme park operator with operations in Australia, the United States and China.