Mark Wahlberg and Tom Holland in Uncharted
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The world’s first dark roller coaster based on Sony’s unknown action-adventure movie starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg and Antonio Banderas will open at PortAventura World in Spain in mid-2023, theme park Sony Pictures Entertainment announced on Wednesday.
Typically a “dark ride” is an amusement ride with specially designed scenes that contain animation, sound, music and special effects.
“The new attraction, located in the far West District, allows visitors to embark on a dangerous quest for one of the greatest treasures ever discovered,” they said. “The most daring guests will be able to enjoy a realistic ride of almost 700 meters in this exclusive roller coaster, which reaches more than 12 meters high in a unique encapsulated space, 4800 square meters and 16 meters high, which promises to reveal dark. regions and unexplored. It will not fail to excite them in a delicate expedition.To this end, the new attraction will provide a spectacle full of surprises and a journey of unexpected events in a fully immersive experience of a great treasure hunt.
The partners explained that the journey required an investment of 25 million euros (25.9 million) and was based on a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures. The design firm Intamin Amusement Rides and Sally Corp. they are collaborating in creation. which is specially designed in the dark for game development and agility.
“The PortAventura World team has planned an exciting journey so that Spider-Man games and movies can step into the shoes of Nate and Sully and go on their treasure hunt,” said Jeffrey Godsick, Global Executive Vice President. Company and brand management, as well as director of rental-based entertainment at Sony Entertainment Pictures.
David García, Executive Vice President and General Manager of PortAventura World, added: “We are excited to announce this strategic opportunity in the entertainment industry as a partnership with Sony Pictures. This partnership allows us to introduce the world’s first dark roller. We are sure that this new attraction with the latest technology will create wonderful moments and memories for families and friends who come to spend time and leisure in our practice.
It was directed by Ruben Fleischer and premiered in February. unknown Grossed over $400 million for the Universal box office. Produced by Charles Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner and Ari Arad, it also stars Sofia Ali and Tati Gabriel.
In the film, “sailor Nathan Drake (Holland) hires veteran treasure hunter Victor ‘Sullivan’ Sullivan (Wahlberg) to recover a fortune made and lost by Ferdinand Magellan’s House of Moncada 500 years ago,” according to the plot synopsis. . What begins as an action-packed duo turns into a global fugitive race for a bounty against the ruthless Santiago Moncada (Banderas), who believes he and his family are the rightful heirs if Nate and Sully can figure it out and pay one off. They’ll find ancient world mysteries… $5 billion in treasure and maybe even Nate’s long-lost brother… but only if they learn to work together.”