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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

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 […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

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 […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

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 […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Disney’s first-ever Halloween Marvel experience announced

It wouldn’t be Halloween at Disneyland Resort without some sort of seasonal overlay; The Haunted Mansion has been undergoing its annual transformation into a semi-sequel to Tim Burton’s Nightmare before Christmas since 2001 (and, well before that, Christmas makeovers were popular at Disneyland Park, starting with Country Bear Christmas Special in 1984). To continue the […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Titans of Terror Announced for Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

On August 5th, the Titans of Terror house and terror tram was announced at the 2017 ScareLA convention. According to the release by Universal Studios Hollywood, the house will make “guests will fall victim to the silver screen’s most deplorable killers whose affinity for bladed weapons redefined the horror movie genre as slasher films:  Leatherface […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Marvel Land ANNOUNCED for Disney California Adventure

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Pandora: The World of Avatar. Star Wars Land. All of these recent or upcoming projects have dominated all the excitement within the themed community, but it turns out there is one other development that deserves more than its fair share of attention: Marvel Land. Talked about in whispers for […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Harry Potter Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, & more arriving soon

Universal this morning dropped a major bombshell of a press release, unveiling new experiences that will start this summer and continue on throughout the end of the year and into 2018 – a string of new attractions that will further Universal Studios Hollywood’s unprecedented transformation that started back in 2014 with the arrival of Super […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

The Shining announced for Halloween Horror Nights 2017

Right on the heels of announcing Stanley Kubrick’s Shining for Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights, Universal revealed that West Coast horror devotees can also experience the Overlook Hotel, as well. It’s hard to convey the magnitude and impact of The Shining; over the past 37 years, there have been few cinematic experiences like it, whether […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever

Hogwarts Castle Nighttime Projection Show Debuting This Summer

The LA Times reported that the nighttime projection show for Hogwarts Castle at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been officially announced and will be debuting June 23. The show will utilize projectors, lighting effects, and music to create a dynamic experience for guests to enjoy. According to Stacey Quinealty, Senior Manager of Audio […]

Universal is throwing its biggest Christmas celebration ever