Phase one of Dubaiís newly approved AED10bn (US2.7bn) entertainment and leisure development, which will include five theme parks based on movies and characters from Hollywood and Bollywood movies, will be completed in 2014, it was confirmed on Monday.
Dubai master developers Meraas Holding have been appointed to develop the project, located at Jebel Ali, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumís office announced online.
Dubai Adventure Studios, a Meraas-backed project which was originally announced in 2011, will anchor the new expanded development. Set to be completed in 2014, it will include popular Hollywood brands and a range of rides and attractions, the statement said
There will be five theme parks in total, including Bollywood Parks, which will partner with major Indian film studios to showcase Broadway-style Bollywood musicals and attractions.