Merlin Entertainments Group
2016 - Ninjago - Ninjaland - (11/18/15) IAAPA 2015 is under way and our friends at In The Loop have posted a few videos showing off some of the new developments, such as the video below showing off Triotech's new Maestro Hand Gesture Technology system that will be put to use in the new Ninjago dark rides coming to several Legoland theme parks in 2016. This will allow the riders to shoot various energy balls (fire, ice, electricity, etc) at the bad guys with simple hand gestures, which will manifest on the ride's interactive video screens.
(11/2/15) A few pictures showing off the construction of the Ninjago themed area coming to LEGOLAND Billund has been posted to Triotech's Facebook page.
(9/23/15) Legoland Billund has announced they will open a LEGO Ninjago - Ninjaland at the park in 2016. The area will feature Lloyd's Laser Maze, Cole's Climbing Wall, Kai's Spinners, Jay's Reaction Game and LEGO NINJAGO - The Ride.
Early 2016 - LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure - (10/13/15) Merlin Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group will bring "The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure" attraction to life starting in January 2016 to LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers around the world.
The new 4D film will actually premier at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort on Jan. 29th, 2016, followed by LEGOLAND California on Feb. 6th, 2016. From there it will open at LEGOLAND Windsor, Billund, Germany and Malaysia and later it will expand to all 11 LEGOLAND Discovery Centers worldwide.
The new production will bring back several popular characters (and their voices) from The LEGO Movie such as Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Alison Brie as Unikitty, Nick Offerman as MetalBeard, and Charlie Day as Benny who will face off against a new villain named "Risky Business" voiced by Patton Oswalt.
“The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure” follows a new journey for Emmet, Wyldstyle, Unikitty, Benny and MetalBeard after they receive a mysterious invitation leading them to a new theme park where all of the rides are based on the characters’ adventures in “The LEGO Movie.” But not all is as it seems as the heroes are once again thrust into the middle of an evil secret plot, only this time, it will be up to the audience to use their Master Builder skills to help save them! Using elements such as wind, water, smoke and special lighting effects, the larger-than-life experience brings the film’s main characters, Emmet and Wyldstyle, back together with their friends for another awesome adventure.