Magic Mountain also released some additional detail about the biggest of the two new coasters, the Intamin ZacSpin called Green Lantern.
Reaching far beyond traditional thrills, the DC Comics Super Hero GREEN LANTERN will focus the might of his Power Ring and take the coaster riding experience to another galaxy with the GREEN LANTERN coaster. Fearless riders will brave a never-been-done-before completely VERTICAL zigzag pattern sitting in eight-person vehicles, four abreast and back-to-back, each rotating independently. The two-minute thrill begins with riders going up the 107-foot lift hill before spinning their way down through 825-feet of twisted vertical track, featuring three, 360-degree head-over-heel spins. The GREEN LANTERN coaster will be located in the newly themed section of the park.
From the earlier released video, it looked as if Green Lantern were going into the Gotham City Backlot section of the park. Today's release is the first I've heard of a newly themed land.
The release also notes that the ride's debut next spring is timed to support the debut of the new Green Lantern movie, starring Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively. (The film releases on June 17, 2011.)
Six Flags also announced today that the as-yet-unnamed Vekoma kids coaster it is transferring from the defunct Six Flags New Orleans will be installed next to Bugs Bunny Land, instead of over by Deja Vu, as previously rumored.
The newly revamped coaster will be the park's Superman launch coaster. For more on that ride, see Nick's report.Tweet
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Any bets that the current dirt hole in the ground near Deja Vu for the kids coaster will not be landscaped properly? Just wondering where in the kids area they are going to put this coaster. I know there is old water slides behind Yosemite Falls, but that is going to bury the ride. Flashback area with a long queue?