New UAE theme park to include Metropolis, Gotham cities. Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will feature total of six immersive worlds when it opens on Yas Island. UAE-based developer Miral has announced that its Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will feature six immersive worlds – Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, and Warner Bros Plaza. Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, which is being built on Yas Island is set to open in 2018.
“Miral is proud to confirm that one year after announcing its plans to bring Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi to Yas island, we’re making great progress with our partners where we’re 60 percent complete and on track to launch in 2018,” said Mohamed Abdullah Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral.
“We’re excited to reveal new details about the six unique immersive worlds at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, which is a key part of our ambition to make Yas Island a top-ten global destination for family fun.” He said guests will be swept away in Hollywood-style when they enter Warner Bros Plaza, a celebration of all that is the Golden Age of Hollywood.
He added that for the first time in the Middle East, superhero fans will be able to stroll the streets of Superman’s Metropolis and prowl the dark alleys of Batman’s Gotham City. The Cartoon Junction will bring together Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and other famous characters under a stylised cartoon sky while Dynamite Gulch will take visitors to the stars and deep into the canyon. Bedrock will be a prehistoric world powered by birds and dinosaurs, the statement added.
“Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will be a state-of-the-art themed experience that authentically brings some of the studio’s most iconic characters and stories to life under one roof for the first time in the Middle East,” said Pam Lifford, president, Warner Bros Consumer Products.
“We have been closely collaborating with our partners at Miral to faithfully construct immersive worlds that resonate with precise details and are thrilled to share these unique experiences with fans next year.” Construction of the park is well underway, engaging 5,500 engineers, workers and craftsmen to build a park that will span 1.65 million square feet. Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi will include a total of 29 rides, shows, and attractions.