20th Century Fox World (Dubai)

20th Century Fox World
Concept art of the finished park.
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Theme Fox Entertainment Group
Owner Al Ahli Holding Group
Opens 2020 (planned)
Area 75 acres (30 ha)
Status Under construction

20th Century Fox World is a theme park under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, scheduled to open in 2018. The park will feature attractions based on various Fox-owned film and television franchises, such as Alien, Blue Sky Studios films, Family Guy, The Simpsons, Planet of the Apes, and Anastasia.

The park is owned by Al Ahli Holding Group, under license from 21st Century Fox.

Development

20th Century Fox World was announced in November 3, 2015, when 20th Century Fox and Al Ahli Holding Group made their licensing deal to build the theme park for $850 million, while 20th Century Fox World in Malaysia was also in development.[1][2] On April 30, 2018 the park was put on hold even though the opening date is delayed until 2020 [3]

References

  1. Martin, Hugo (3 November 2015). "20th Century Fox World set to open in Dubai in 2018". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 4 October 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. Cieply, Michael (3 November 2015). "Fox to Open Theme Park in Dubai in 2018". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  3. "20th Century Fox World Dubai". Screamscape. Retrieved May 3, 2018.

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