All-new Cinematic Attraction Places Guests in the Middle of the Action to Create the Ultimate Multi-sensory Experience Featuring Blockbuster Film Content
LAS VEGAS – October 23, 2017 – Excalibur Hotel & Casino is adding the much-anticipated Ultimate 4-D Experience® to its Fun Dungeon entertainment portfolio. The special effects theater is created by SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment, the market leader in cinematic attractions specializing in 4-D Theaters, brings Las Vegas a quality, family-friendly experience featuring exclusive, blockbuster content that fully immerses and entertains guests.
The Ultimate 4-D Experience®, will open with three fan favorite film shows, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The initial lineup will include San Andreas 4-D Experience®, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – The 4-D Experience® and The LEGO® Movie™ 4-D Experience®, a custom-made animated film that takes place in the world of The LEGO® Movie™.
The 72-seat Ultimate 4-D Experience® theater was developed to showcase a mix of popular, high-action brands from the world’s top studios appealing to all ages. Each blockbuster 4-D Experience® is approximately 15 minutes in length and is presented in 3-D high definition projection, producing a stunning visual experience. The immersive nature of the attraction is heightened by incorporating the latest technologies such as in-theater and in-seat effects to create the optimum cinematic experience putting guests right in the middle of the action.
“At Excalibur, we strive to keep our amenities fresh and fun for our guests,” said Sheri Cherubino, CFO of Excalibur Hotel & Casino. “We are excited to expand our Fun Dungeon experience to include the Ultimate 4-D Experience®. It’s a great fit and will appeal to both families and adults.”
The Ultimate 4-D Experience® will be open daily from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Shows will run every twenty minutes, with each experience playing once an hour. Guests can see one show for $9.99, two shows for $12.99 or three shows for $14.99. Tickets are available at the Excalibur Box Office and at the theater. The Ultimate 4-D Experience® is located in the Excalibur’s popular Fun Dungeon and features a dynamic theme park quality queue experience complete with cinematic lighting and music to build excitement for each film.
About the Films:
• San Andreas 4-D Experience®: A heart-racing, non-stop adventure that follows a rescue-chopper pilot on a dangerous journey to rescue his daughter after a massive earthquake in California.
• Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – The 4-D Experience®: The show features an all-star cast in a one-of-a-kind adventure through an elusive island.
• The LEGO® Movie™ 4-D Experience®: Set after the events of the blockbuster movie, Emmet and his Master Builder friends find themselves entangled in an Evil Secret Plot led by scheming villain named Risky Business.
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 Excalibur Hotel & Casino:
At Excalibur Hotel & Casino, a myriad of entertainment, enjoyable food and comfortable accommodations make for an inviting atmosphere within the castle walls. Featuring the Tournament of Kings dinner show, the all-male revue Thunder From Down Under and the sounds of The Australian Bee Gees, Excalibur also offers dozens of restaurants, shops, a pool complex, a wedding chapel and The Spa at Excalibur. Excalibur is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit excalibur.com, call toll free at (800) 937-7777
About SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
SimEx-Iwerks designs and builds cinematic attractions that feature blockbuster film content from the world’s best studios and producers.
Now celebrating our 25th anniversary, we have built partnerships with over 200 institutions, parks and destinations to provide immersive experiences. These experiences incorporate innovative state-of-the-art technologies and special effects to complement storyline and provide the essential element of fun.
SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment’s family-friendly attractions entertain more than 35 million guests annually, generating substantial additional revenue for our partners. For more information, visit simexiwerks.com.
SAN ANDREAS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s17)
THE LEGO® MOVIE © & ™ LEGO Group & Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. (s17). LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks and/or copyrights of The LEGO Group. © 2017 The LEGO Group. Used with permission. All rights reserved.
JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND and all related characters and elements © & ™ Walden Media, LLC. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s17)