The idea of a park based on the company’s shows has been floated. Get ready for the Stranger Things and Ultimate Beastmaster experience
Tucked away at the bottom of a slightly dry Variety report on upcoming Netflix innovations (experiments with light field capture technology! Better smart speaker integration! No sport!) is an intriguing line about potential merchandising opportunities. When pressed on the possibility of Netflix opening a Disney-style theme park based on its intellectual properties, CEO Reed Hastings replied “That would be amazing,” adding that it wouldn’t be on the cards “in the next five or ten years”. You know what this means? It means that Netflix is definitely going to open a theme park. Luckily, I’ve already seen blueprints of its main attractions.