Taking a cue from Lionsgate, the film studio that’s opening a Times Square dining/theme park complex, Stephen Colbert and the Late Show team announced plans to open a funland based on an even more obscure company: Whitaker Media Rights Holding Company LLC.
At this new theme park, guests can visit attractions based on random intellectual properties that the company acquired when it merged with Fulton Entertainment Ventures LLC. They include a Grumpy Old Men VR experience, a Gone in 60 Seconds thrill ride, and a Public Domain Palace where kids can mingle with Dracula and Cyrano de Bergerac. And to refuel, guests can stop by the Copyright Cantina for We Bought a Zoo-chini poppers:
And Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Sundae:
“Kids love celebrating properties,” Colbert explains. While the Copyright Cantina is sadly just a joke, the real-life will feature a Mad Men-themed restaurant, where families will presumably get a chance to eat and drink like Don Draper, Peggy Olson, and the rest of the tortured souls at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce LLC.
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