Did you hear that? That was a ‘call for heroes’ like YOU to help save Metropolis and Gotham at the world’s first (and so far only) interactive Justice League Exhibit featuring a moving Superman!

LEGIT!

Madame Tussauds Sydney will climb to the top of every comic fan’s bucket list on Saturday (30 June 2018) morning when it officially opens its new dedicated DC Heroes exhibition.

Justice League: A Call for Heroes the exhibit is a completely dedicated area inside the Darling Harbour-based attraction where fans will feel completely immersed in the world of the Justice League – so immersed that it’s like being on the set of the movie with Henry Cavill’s Superman, Ben Affleck’s Batman, Ezra Miller’s The Flash and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman.

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How could they have possibly brought two of the comic world’s most popular cities to lil’ Sydney? GREAT question, here’s your answer:

 

First, there’s the backdrop

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As mentioned above, Madame Tussauds Sydney has dedicated an entire area to the Justice League Exhibit. This has allowed the creative team to carefully design detailed backdrops of Superman and Batman’s home cities – Metropolis and Gotham.

 

Second, there’s the dramatic music, the voices & the lighting

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Visitors approaching the Justice League Exhibit are greeted by the sound of Batman ‘calling for heroes’, which immediately sets a dramatic tone. This is amplified by familiar music from the movie and dark lighting throughout the area. Trust me, you’ll geek out the moment you hear the music.

 

Third, there’s the ‘mission’

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For ultimate interaction between fans and figures, Madame Tussauds has created a scavenger hunt-type situation whereby visitors receive a ‘mission’ when approaching each hero. The ‘mission’ details explain how they can help save the city while also instructing them on how to ‘activate’ the wax models.

 

Fourth, there’s the realistic wax replicas

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If you’ve ever been to a Madame Tussauds then you understand how incredibly realistic (and borderline creepy) the wax figures can be. That’s exactly the case with the Justice League Exhibit.

Rove McManus – TV host, self-confessed geek and all-round cool dude – told Geeks Down Under that the figures of Batman, Superman, The Flash and Wonder Woman are so real that it’s like they’re about to talk to you.

 

Fifth, there’s the exact costume replicas

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The figures aren’t the only thing close to being authentic, the costumes are too. The same creative team that designed the Justice League costumes stitched together exact replicas for the Madame Tussauds Exhibit.

So essentially, what you see the heroes wearing is practically what the actors wore on set.

It’s amazing to feel how thin Batman’s suit is and how heavy the flaps are on Wonder Woman’s skirt.

 

Sixth, there’s the MOVING SUPERMAN

In a Madam Tussauds first, the Superman wax figure MOVES! Yes, he actually moves.

Kal-El isn’t just standing there holding a helicopter, he lifts it, with the help of fans, in the air in a bid to stop it from falling over Metropolis. You’ll definitely want to switch your camera into ‘video’ mode to capture this epic scene.

 

Seventh, there’s the souvenirs

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Once visitors have walked through the exhibit and completed their Madame Tussauds Sydney visit, they can stock up on Justice League goodies at the souvenir store. There are a lot of cool collectables including a wooden Justice League box with four glasses, each featuring a hero’s logo.

Justice League: A Call for Heroes opens Saturday 30 June. Click here for more information and tickets.

Are you planning on checking out the exhibit?

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