April 6, 2018
The Lionsgate zone will feature attractions and a retail facility inspired by
franchise, as well as a live stage show based on
Step Up: All In
Step Up: Revolution
, the two most recent films in the company's
The 4 million-square-foot Motiongate Dubai park will include 27 rides and attractions inspired by cinema.
"Motiongate Dubai is poised to become one of the most exciting new entertainment destinations in the world, and we're thrilled that many of our biggest franchises will be an integral part of it," says Kerry Phelan, executive vice president of global franchise management and strategic partnerships, and Jenefer Brown, senior vice president of branded attractions, Lionsgate. "The Lionsgate section of Motiongate Dubai is an important milestone in our ongoing commitment to extend the longevity, broaden
Alongside Motiongate, Dubai Parks and Resorts will include Legoland Dubai, the first Legoland theme park in the Middle East; the entertainment destination Bollywood Parks Dubai; and the retail, dining and entertainment walkway, Riverland.
"We are thrilled to be working with a Hollywood studio whose creative resources, spirit of innovation and vision of the entertainment experience are so closely aligned with our own," says Raed Al Nuaimi, chief executive officer, Dubai Parks and Resorts. "Lionsgate's
and other signature properties are the perfect centerpiece for one of the most visionary new theme parks in the world."
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