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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

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

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 […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

Gondola transportation coming to Universal Studios?

Universal Studios Hollywood has seen something of a rebirth these past three years, with such heavy-hitters as Super Silly Fun Land, Springfield, The Walking Dead, and, but of course, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter arriving to transform the park’s Upper Lot. When combined with the light makeover that CityWalk has also been receiving, along […]

Hogwarts Express train cabin photo op closed

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Now Open at Universal CityWalk Hollywood

After the closure of Yogurtland six months ago, now in its place is yet another new yogurt shop, Menchie’s. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt is located next to the newly opened Voodoo Doughnut, adjacent to Hard Rock Cafe. Prices for frozen yogurt is $0.58 + tax per oz, with annual pass discounts applicable. Follow California Informer on […]

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