THE DC RIVALS HYPERCOASTER IS OFFICIALLY OPEN AT WARNER BROS. MOVIE WORLD
OXENFORD, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA – The Southern Hemisphere’s greatest ever attraction, the DC Rivals HyperCoaster, is now open at Warner Bros. Movie World.
The DC Rivals HyperCoaster, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, is a game-changer for Australian theme parks, and is the LONGEST, FASTEST and HIGHEST HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere which has changed the theme park landscape like nothing ever before.
Village Roadshow Theme Parks Chief Executive officer, Clark Kirby said, “This is an exciting day for Warner Bros. Movie World.”
“At almost double the length of any other ride in Australia, the DC Rivals HyperCoaster is transformative for our theme parks and we are excited that guests are now able to experience this world-class ride,” he said.
“With a series of impressive features including one of the world’s first non-inverted loops, a Stengel dive and giant airtime hill, the DC Rivals HyperCoaster is a must-do for theme park guests.
“The trains on the DC Rivals HyperCoaster are themed around one of the most iconic DC Super Hero characters, Batman, and feature a world-first design with the back two seats facing backwards to allow guests to do the ride in reverse.
“This is one of the most technologically advanced rides in the world and features state-of-the-art safety and operating systems to ensure the most thrilling rides all for guests,” said Kirby.
DC Rivals HyperCoaster facts:
• Height: 61.6 m or 202 feet
• Length: 1.4km
• Speed: Top Speed 115km/h
The best way to experience the DC Rivals HyperCoaster is with a Mega Pass which gives unlimited entry to Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast and Paradise Country for 12 months. For more information please visit movieworld.com.au or call 13 33 86.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.
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