SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA — Tyra Banks reveals that she's set to open 'ModelLand' later this year.
Almost a year ago to the day, the creator of America's Next Top Model revealed that she was going to open up a model-themed theme park called 'ModelLand'
Speaking on an episode of The View earlier this week, Banks said she wanted to bring "modeling to the masses." She described ModelLand as "a story-driven attraction where you can come and celebrate your own beauty."
Late last year, Banks labeled ModelLand as her "baby which has not yet been born." She said that the park will be a "location-based attraction where you can be a model for a day."
Speaking to Variety last year she revealed, "Modelland is going to be a place where the modeling world meets fantasy, meets entertainment, meets technology, meets retail, meets dining, meets your fiercest best self you could ever imagine."
She noted Wakanda, the fictional country from Black Panther as inspiration for the project; she also lists her own young-adult novel 'ModelLand' as an influence.
When will it open?
No one knows exactly, details are lacking, all we do know is that it is set to open in Santa Monica sometime in winter this year.