The Last Free City (US), September 2, 2003
Warner Bros. Movie World to launch The Official MATRIX Exhibit!
See Original Sets, Props and Costumes!
Sets, props and costumes from The Matrix Trilogy to be displayed in a world first experience at Warner Bros. Movie World.
Warner Bros. Movie World has announced the launch of The Official Matrix Exhibit due to open for the September Holidays 2003.
In a world first, and unique to Warner Bros. Movie World, a variety of original sets, props and costumes will be housed in The Official MATRIX Exhibit, allowing guests to become acquainted with the world of the Matrix.
The Official MATRIX Exhibit will bring to life the continuing story of Neo (Keanu Reeves), Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) and Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) in the ongoing struggle against the machines and Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving).
The Official MATRIX Exhibit will be a walk through experience allowing guests to immerse themselves in the world of the Matrix, brought to life through a mind bending display of original sets, props and artifacts. Warner Bros. Movie World is also working closely with Atari, distributors of the official Matrix game ‘Enter the Matrix’, for the possible addition of interactive elements to enhance the experience.
Mr. Ken Minnikin, Director of Marketing for Warner Village Theme Parks said that securing the Official Matrix Exhibit for Warner Bros. Movie World was a real coup and something that will leave guests and Matrix fans awestruck.
“We are thrilled to house The Official MATRIX Exhibit at Warner Bros. Movie World which will bring to life the world of the Matrix,” Mr. Minnikin said.
“Guests will get to experience an array of the sets, props and artifacts from the Matrix trilogy ensuring an experience that is unrivalled anywhere else in the world.”
All of the original sets and props, originally made in Australia, will be reassembled by Mark Gatt who was a steel foreman on the set of The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
Brandi Exhibitions based at Geebung in Brisbane will be working in close consultation with Warner Bros. Movie World on the design, building and construction of The Official MATRIX Exhibit.
Released in Australia on Friday, May 16 The Matrix Reloaded feature film has grossed over $33 million and can still be seen in cinemas around Australia.
For further media information contact:
Publicity and Promotions Manager
Warner Bros. Movie World
P: +61 7 5573 3999