FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail
Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy

Warner Bros. Movie World has revealed the planned new theme for Lethal Weapon - The Ride, which will become Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy when it reopens at Easter 2012.

The roller coaster will be the first ride in the world to be themed around Arkham Asylum, a psychiatric hospital that appears in a number of DC Comics stories. The ride's storyline will centre around Batman's enemy The Joker escaping from the asylum, with other criminally insane characters such as Harley Quinn and Killer Croc also expected to feature.

The Vekoma Suspended Looping Coaster was previously based on Mel Gibson's Lethal Weapon movie franchise, and was the first inverted coaster to open at an Australian theme park when it debuted in 1995. Standing at 109-feet-tall, it hits a top speed of 55 miles per hour during its 2,510-feet circuit.

As part of the refurbishment work, the coaster will receive all-new trains from manufacturer Kumbak. These will be equipped with an on-board audio system to help bring the Arkham Asylum - Shock Therapy storyline to life. The ride will also feature an updated queue line, with the entrance being located next to the Superman Escape roller coaster.

You can keep up-to-date with the latest confirmed and rumored temporary ride closures through Theme Park Tourist's "Rehab Watch", and by signing up for our weekly newsletter.

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

Add new comment

About Theme Park Tourist

Theme Park Tourist is one of the web’s leading sources of essential information and entertaining articles about theme parks in Orlando and beyond.

We are one of the world’s largest theme park guide sites, hosting detailed guides to more than 80 theme parks around the globe.

Find Out More About Us...

Plan Your Trip

Our theme park guides contain reviews and ratings of rides, restaurants and hotels at more than 80 theme parks worldwide.

You can even print them.

Start Planning Now...