Britain's Merlin Entertainments, owner of Madame Tussauds waxworks and the London Eye Ferris wheel, was snapped up Friday by Lego's Danish parent Kirkbi for £5.9 billion ($7.5 billion, 6.6 billion euros) including debt
Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin Entertainments Plc has entered into a partnership agreement to build a Legoland theme park in South Korea, the company said on Monday. Merlin, which operates the London Eye, said the deal with the Gangwon Provincial Government is valued at 290 billion Korean Won ($259.26 million) and Legoland Korea would be open by 2022. The park, based on the children’s toy favourite for its colourful plastic bricks, is set to be located on the island of Hajungdo in Chuncheon and expects to employ 1,600…
The new wax statue of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli required a partial ear replacement after being swamped by star-struck fans at Madame Tussauds in Delhi.
LONDON: A waxwork of Meghan Markle was unveiled on Wednesday at Madame Tussauds museum in London, 10 days before the U.S. actress weds Prince Harry. The wax figure wears a green dress like the one Markle wore on the day her engagement was announced, as well as a replica of her diamond engagement ring, designed for her by Harry. The wax figure of the prince, originally created to mark his 30th birthday, has been updated with a new beard. The couple’s waxworks will be accessible to the public the day before…
LONDON: While London's Madame Tussauds is showing off work well under way on its waxwork of Donald Trump, its Paris rival has found itself on the wrong side of a bet that Hillary Clinton would win the US presidency. The Musee Grevin has only just started to create its effigy of Trump but has almost finished its Clinton, after deciding to take the risk the outsider would not win. "We are getting to work on it and the sculpture will be ready within six months," said Yves Delhommeau, acting managing director of the…
LONDON: Madame Tussauds revealed on Wednesday about creating the very first ‘selfie taking’ wax figure of the Queen of the craze herself, Kim Kardashian.
Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif's wax statue at Madame Tussauds will be unveiled on the 27th of this month.