Genting Theme Park Will be Replaced by Twentieth Century Fox Theme Park

Those looking forward to spending the year-end school holidays at the Genting Outdoor Theme Park will have to wait for three years as the old park will be replaced by the world’s first Twentieth Century Fox Theme Park.

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You May Be Able To Experience The "Alien vs Predator" Ride In Genting's 20th Century Fox World Theme Park In 2016

Graphic rendering of the 20th Century Fox World theme park that will open in Genting Highlands in 2016.

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The theme park now has an official logo and a first-look at what visitors can expect from the park’s attractions was unveiled today at the launch of the Twentieth Century Fox World.

Named "Twentieth Century Fox World," the brand's first theme park is set to open 2016 as part of Malaysia's Resorts World Genting, a leisure and entertainment complex about an hour outside of Kuala Lumpur.

Rides and attractions at the park will be based on 20th Century Fox blockbuster titles, including Ice Age, Rio, Alien vs. Predator, Planet of the Apes and Night at the Museum, among others to be announced at a later date.

Genting, Twentieth Century Fox agree on RM400 million theme park

Malaysian resort operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has announced a RM400 million tie-up with Hollywood studio Twentieth Century Fox to transform the Genting Highlands theme park along the Selangor-Pahang border.

There will also be a special attraction called ‘Dream Parade’, which features a one-of-a-kind animatronics parade based on all characters and titles represented at the theme park.

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Genting Malaysia Bhd. expects to spend at least 3 billion ringgit ($937 million) over five years to revamp the country’s sole casino resort and will tie up with 21st Century Fox Inc. on a theme park to attract more visitors.

Genting said that their current theme park operations will close from Sept 1, 2013 to facilitate the project and would reopen in 2016.

Genting will add 1,300 rooms at the Malaysia resort, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lim Kok Thay told reporters in Kuala Lumpur today. It will spend 400 million ringgit to open the refurbished theme park with Fox.

The park -- to open in 2016 -- will be the first Twentieth Century Fox theme park with rides and other attractions based on such blockbusters as "Ice Age", "Life of Pi", "Alien" and "Night at the Museum", Resorts World Genting said in a statement.

Started operations in 1978 as Genting Amusement and Recreation Park, Resort World Genting or better known as Genting Theme Park, expanded from three rides to 50 rides, drawing millions of visitors annually including foreigners.

The licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, will feature 25 rides and attractions at the park

The licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, will feature 25 rides and attractions at the park based on movies including “Ice Age,” “Life of Pi,” “Rio,” “Alien” and “Night at the Museum” (pictured).

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The park is an upgrade of 25 acres of Resorts World Genting, the hilltop theme park and hotels destination that Genting has operated for the past 35 years at a site an hour outside Kuala Lumpur.

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