Trans Studio Cibubur theme park in Jakarta, Indonesia is gearing up for the grand opening of the ‘Pacific Rim: Shatterdome Strike’, a mega dark ride that is centred on the hit motion picture franchise from Legendary Entertainment.
Hailed as the “world’s first immersive theatre dark ride,” the experience runs for almost 20 minutes and occurs of four distinct parts, as guests go face-to-face with three new deadly Kaijus, each of which has unique powers and abilities.
The experience will start at the launch ceremony for the Pan Pacific Defense Corp’s first Mark VII Jaeger, the innovative Storm Garuda.
Due to a combination of 3D film sequences, practical effects, and state of the art ride vehicle technology, guests will have the chance to pilot the most advanced mobile weapon in the PPDC’s fleet. A surprise twist also takes place midway through the ride.
Legacy Entertainment, Hollywood-based specialists in the design and creation of innovative attractions, teamed up with media producers, Lay-Carnagey Entertainment (LCE), a media production team, to direct and produce the attraction’s media components.
Drew Von Bergen, manager of franchise management at Legendary Entertainment, spoke about the new attraction.
“We are delighted to collaborate with Trans Studio on the world’s first ‘Pacific Rim’ dark ride. Their commitment to both creative ambition and quality of execution has made for an experience that we believe will thrill and delight parkgoers.”