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The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure to Debut at LEGOLAND California and Florida in Early 2016

LEGO Movie 4D logoFor the first time ever, LEGOLAND Parks are offering a first look at an exciting new theme park attraction that reunites the stars of The LEGO Movie in an all-new story appearing exclusively at LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in 2016.

The 30-second clip released last week gives fans the first glimpse of what happened after the blockbuster movie, when Emmet, Wyldstyle, Unikitty, MetalBeard and Benny reunite at the invitation of a shady new character, Risky Business, who plans to open a curious theme park bearing a suspicious resemblance to LEGOLAND.

The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure will premiere Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, Fla., followed by LEGOLAND California Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 6. The attraction will debut later at LEGOLAND theme parks and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers worldwide.

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Jenna Elfman Helps Light LEGOLAND California Christmas Tree

Jenna Elfman LegolandGolden Globe award winner Jenna Elfman and her family joined in the winter tradition at LEGOLAND California Resort and helped Santa pull the switch lighting the 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree during the 13th annual tree lighting ceremony in Carlsbad, California.

Elfman is popularly known for her starring role as free spirit Dharma Finkelstein Montgomery in the hit series Dharma & Greg and is currently starring as Iva Lou Wade in the romantic comedy Big Stone Gap currently playing in theaters.

Guests at the tree lighting got an exclusive first look at an image from The LEGO Movie 4D A New Adventure and viewed special LEGO ornaments created by Master Model Builders that were inspired by the Park’s new animated attraction premiering Feb. 6 at LEGOLAND California. Emmet and Wyldstyle costume characters joined Elfman and her sons Story (8) and Easton (5) and, of course, Santa, on stage to help pull a magical switch that set off thousands of lights and a twinkling LEGO star, followed by snow showering Park guests and a fireworks show.

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Death Star Arrives at LEGOLAND California Resort

legoland-california-death-starThe LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Model Display has arrived to LEGOLAND California Resort! The planet shaped LEGO model, made out of more than a half million LEGO bricks, stands 13-feet high, 8-feet wide and weighs more than 1,900 pounds. The LEGO Death Star is the largest LEGO model to be added to LEGO Star Wars Miniland and opens to guests on March 5.

Under the watchful eye of R2-D2, a team of builders used a fork lift to maneuver the massive LEGO model into position high above LEGO Star Wars Miniland, which opened to guests in 2011. The LEGO Death Star is designed from the version featured in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The new model display also features the famous trench run scene where Luke Skywalker maneuvered his X-Wing fighter through the combat zone to destroy the Death Star. Below the LEGO Death Star, guests are invited to use their imaginations to construct their own LEGO starships at building stations, while LEGO X-Wings, Tie Fighters and Y-Wings circle overhead.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Lights LEGOLAND California’s Christmas Tree

legoland-california-christmas-1Emmy award winner Sarah Michelle Gellar and her family came to play at LEGOLAND California Resort’s Holiday Snow Days and Winter Nights and then helped Santa pull the switch to light the 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree during the 12th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Carlsbad, California.

Gellar, a mother of two and married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr., is most known for her popular role as Buffy Summers in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and as Daphne in the movie “Scooby-Doo and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.” In honor of both Gellar and Prinze who are big Star Wars fans, plus Prinze stars as the voice of Kanan Jarrus in the Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels, LEGOLAND California Resort’s Master Model Builders created 15 LEGO Star Wars Death Star ornaments to help decorate this year’s tree. The ornaments also represent the Resort’s recent announcement of its new LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star opening March 5, 2015. Each LEGO Star Wars Death Star ornament is made up of more than 1,000 LEGO bricks.

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LEGOLAND California Christmas Tree Lighting 2014

Legoland_California_TreeLEGOLAND California Resort is honored to announce Emmy Award-winning actress Sarah Michelle Gellar as this year’s special guest to light the world’s largest LEGO Christmas tree at the family theme park’s 12th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Plus, a special, live performance by Grammy Award-winning musical guest Ben Harper leads the Park’s spectacular Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Gellar, a mother of two and married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr., recently starred in the TV series, “The Crazy Ones” with Robin Williams and is popularly known for her lead role in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and as Daphne, in “Scooby-Doo” and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed”.

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