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Marc N Kleinhenz

Marc N. Kleinhenz’s first dream in life was to be an astronaut. His second was an Imagineer. While neither completely worked out, he now is the editor and podcast co-host for Orlando Informer. He’s also written for 32 other sites (including Screen Rant, IGN, and The Escapist), has had his fiction featured in several publications, and has even taught English in Japan. Imagineering school won’t be too far behind.

The First Purge announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Are you ready for another successful cleanse? The Purge is returning to Halloween Horror Nights (yes, again!), landing as a maze for the second year in a row. The form the successful property is taking this time is The First Purge, the fourth film in the overarching franchise and, chronologically speaking, its very first chapter […]

Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter has new (and the best!) spells

Despite being largely consistent with one another, the three Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter located across the globe do feature a few exclusive experiences, such as Universal Orlando Resort’s extra roller coaster or Universal Studios Japan’s bevy of events and shows. Universal Studios Hollywood, for its part, brandishes the still-new Hogsmeade Station store and a […]

Jurassic World is arriving at Universal Studios Hollywood

When it came time to develop a theme-park counterpart to Universal Pictures’s yet-to-be-released-but-already-clearly-successful Jurassic Park, designer Gary Goddard – who had played a role in many a major Universal attraction – decided to eschew the obvious path and brave the road less travelled: rather than doing a recreation of the movie’s famed car tour through […]

Dreamworks Theatre attraction details announced

Universal today dropped new details regarding DreamWorks Theatre, the summer 2018 attraction that will see a revolving door of different DreamWorks Animation characters take up shop within it. The first feature will be Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest, and it will mark the very first time that Universal Creative will use projection mapping (y’know, […]

REVIEW: Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal debuted Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter two weekends ago, on Saturday, November 24, featuring all-new holiday decor around the land and the all-new Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle projection-mapping show. It is a magically breathtaking event and easily the best holiday celebration yet in Universal Studios Hollywood’s five-odd decades. Now […]

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrating EVE

Dubbed as “Hollywood’s Biggest New Year’s Eve Party,” EVE is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood to ring in 2018! EVE is Universal Studios Hollywood’s all-new New Year’s event. The event is included with your daytime park admission. Universal Studios Hollywood will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., with EVE kicking off at 9 […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Nearly four months ago, Universal made an exciting – if not entirely surprising – announcement: it was going to import the Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter celebration that had been just announced for Universal Orlando Resort for this upcoming holiday season. Since then, the company has been mum on the exact details […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

The Hogwarts Express train cabin photo opportunity closed permanently at Universal Studios Hollywood on Wednesday, September 6th. Tuesday, September 5th was the final day of operation. The photo opportunity took place inside a recreation inside a cabin seen in the Harry Potter films. Utilizing a green screen depicting moments from the films, a series of […]

The Horrors of Blumhouse announced for Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Hollywood and Orlando have done a joint announcement to confirm The Horrors of Blumhouse will be coming to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. The maze will be located in the Parisian Courtyard, adjacent to Mel’s Diner and the Walking Dead attraction. Blumhouse Productions is a film production company known for releasing relatively lower-budget movies […]

Insidious: Beyond the Further coming to Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

Universal Hollywood has just announced that Insidious: Beyond the Further will be coming to Halloween Horror Nights. Insidious has become one of the most popular modern horror movie franchises, with three films already released and a fourth installment coming in early 2018. The Horror Nights maze will take guests deep into the past of the […]