Aardman Animations has signed on to be included in London Resort Company Holdings' planned North Kent entertainment resort, set to open Easter 2020.
The London Paramount Entertainment Resort is being developed in partnership with Paramount Pictures, which will offer more than 3,000 of its films to guests such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek and Titanic.
"Our vision for the London Paramount Entertainment Resort is to create a world-class destination that combines the glamor of Hollywood with the best of British culture," says David Testa, director, London Resort Company Holdings. "Our agreement with Aardman will bring a number of the nation's favorite characters to the resort and introduce them to a whole new international audience."
The new deal with Aardman will see the animation studio's characters and IP also featured at the resort including Chicken Run, Pirates Band of Misfits, the Wallace & Gromit franchise and the "Shaun The Sheep" TV series.
“Aardman is proud of its British heritage and ability to make award-winning films and TV series that entertain audiences all over the world," says Sean Clarke, head of rights and brand development, Aardman Studios. "This is a great foundation on which to work with LRCH, with a view to creating a range of highly entertaining and immersive attractions with our brands at the London Paramount Entertainment resort.”