Two of Sony Pictures Animation’s biggest franchises, Hotel Transylvania and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, are making their theme park debuts in a newly announced partnership between Sony Pictures and Thailand-based attractions company Amazon Falls. Surf’s Up and the upcoming Vivo also join them.
Columbia Pictures’ Aquaverse is an existing water park in the seaside town of Bangsaray owned by Amazon Falls. The company will revamp the park, retrofitting it with some of Columbia Pictures’ most recognizable properties. In addition to the animated films, Ghostbusters, Jumanji, Men in Black, and Bad Boys will also be featured prominently in Aquaverse.
With a phased reopening beginning in October, and an official soft opening in 2022, Aquaverse will aim to draw both Thai and international tourists with its rides, attractions, and experiences. There will be eight themed zones, with a range of both water- and land-based attractions, described as follows: