WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Hero. Crime-fighter. Master Builder. LEGO® Batman™ is all of those and so much more. With the scene-stealing star of "The LEGO Movie" returning in his very own, highly anticipated big-screen adventure, "The LEGO Batman Movie," from Warner Bros. Pictures and LEGO System A/S, LEGOLAND® Parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers around the world will celebrate the Caped Crusader with an exclusive new event taking place on select dates in 2017.
Developed with The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days promise epic fun for kids and families, with everything centered on the beloved crime-fighter who claims he "only works in black. And sometimes, very, very dark gray."
With the eagerly anticipated feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Animation Group and LEGO System A/S hitting theaters worldwide beginning February 10th, fans can meet Gotham City's iconic DC super hero in LEGO form only at LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in 2017. Included with admission to each LEGOLAND attraction, The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days will include photo ops with LEGO Batman™, a Batman-themed scavenger hunt and LEGO Batman™-inspired LEGO build activities. No extra ticket required!
The fun event will take place on select dates at LEGOLAND locations worldwide in early 2017. For a list of planned activities, attraction hours and ticket prices at each site, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
The LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days Schedule
- LEGOLAND California Resort (Carlsbad, Calif.): Feb. 18-19, 25-26
- LEGOLAND Florida Resort (Winter Haven, Fla.): March 4-5, 11-12
- LEGOLAND Windsor Resort (outside London): March 10-April 16
- LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort (near Günzburg, Germany): Early April
- LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort (Johor, Malaysia): Feb. 17-March 31
U.S. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dates
- Arizona: Feb. 11-March 26
- Atlanta: Feb. 18-19, 25-26
- Boston: Weekends in March
- Chicago: Feb. 18-20, 25-26
- Dallas: Jan. 1-Mar 2
- Kansas City: Feb. 18-26
- Michigan: Feb. 18-20, 25-26
- Philadelphia: June 24-25
- Westchester (Yonkers, N.Y.): Feb. 10-19
International LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dates
- Manchester (U.K.): Jan. 9-March 31
- Toronto: Feb. 25-26, March 4-5
- Berlin: Jan. 28-March 5
- Oberhausen (Germany): Feb. 10-March 5
- Istanbul: Jan. 1-March 31
- Osaka: April 1-30
- Tokyo: April 1-30
- Shanghai: Feb. 10-March 5
About "The LEGO® Batman Movie"
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made "The LEGO® Movie" a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
"The LEGO Batman Movie" stars Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Chris McKay, it is produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Roy Lee, with executive producers Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Will Allegra and Brad Lewis. The screenplay is by Seth Grahame-Smith and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers and Jared Stern & John Whittington; story by Seth Grahame-Smith, based on LEGO Construction Toys and based on characters from DC Entertainment. Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association with LEGO System A/S, a Lin Pictures/Lord Miller/Vertigo Entertainment production, "The LEGO Batman Movie" is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. It is rated PG for rude humor and some action. www.legobatman.com
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, 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), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. 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.
About the LEGO Group
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, Conn., USA, London, UK, Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials.
Guided by the company spirit: "Only the best is good enough," the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.
For more news from the LEGO Group, information about our financial performance and responsibility engagement, please visit http://www.LEGO.com/aboutus.
About Merlin Entertainments PLC
Merlin Entertainments plc (LONDON: MERL) is a global leader in location-based family entertainment. As Europe's No. 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates more than 100 attractions, 13 hotels and five vacation villages in 24 countries and across four continents. The company aims to deliver memorable experiences to its more than 60 million visitors worldwide through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its approximately 27,000 employees. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.
THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE © & ™ DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., & The LEGO Group. 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.
BATMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics.
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