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Universal Studios Hollywood Has Laid Off More Than 2200 People
There has been a lot of debate about what a theme park in a COVID-19 world looks like, and while some parks have opened, both Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood have both had to remain closed The state of California won't give them the signoffs they need to open the parks for complying with COVID-19[...]
Transformers Megatron Gets New Universal Studios Figure from Hasbro
Megatron is coming to life straight from the Transformers: The Ride-3D from Universal Studios The iconic Transformers character is getting a new 8.5-inch figure from Hasbro He will feature Universal Studios inspired deco and will be able to convert from robot to truck in 30 steps Megatron will get 2 accessories that are perfect for[...]
Super Nintendo World Set to Open This Summer in Universal Studios Japan
In case you weren't already aware, this is going to be a Nintendo-themed park that will be part of Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka that was going to be a part of the 2020 Olympic Games The Olympics were already put on hold due to COVID-19, but it looked like the park was going[...]
Universal Studios globe located at the entrance to the theme park. Universal Studios Orlando is a theme park resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. Editorial credit: Craig Russell / Shutterstock.com
After a three month shut down Universal Studios Japan will reopen to annual ticket holders residing in the Osaka Prefecture on June 8th, according to Kyodo News Universal Studios Japan LLC will gradually list restrictions to allow the general Osaka Prefecture populace to visit the popular park on June 15th After that, people residing in the[...]
Harry Potter still. Credit Warner Bros.
That has not waned interest in the franchise at all, as sequel series Fantastic Beasts is prepping a third film (and will also be available on HBO Max), the Wizarding World of Harry Potter continues to sort people into houses, and the theme parks located in California and Florida at Universal Studios pack in visitors[...]
Halloween Horror Nights Film Coming From Blumhouse?
Halloween Horror Nights is an annual haunted house takeover of Universal Studios in California and Florida The theme parks host mazes and haunted houses based on iconic horror IP like Ghostbusters and Halloween, and original concepts as well People travel from all over the world to visit these events, and they are some of the[...]
Lauren Looks Back: The Mummy (1932)
Universal Studios The Mummy needs no introduction This pre-code horror film is typically grouped in with Universal's other classic horror movies, including Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Creature From the Black Lagoon The plot is simple – in 1921 the tomb of Im-Ho-Tep is uncovered It is revealed that Im-Ho-Tep was condemned and buried alive Along[...]
Universal Studios Conjures Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle
Universal Studios has conjured up an all-new nighttime event at their Wizarding World of Harry Potter themepark area which will see the infamous Dark Mark of He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named front and center on Hogwarts Castle. There isn't much information about the new nighttime show, but the official announcement of the new visual entertainment from Universal Studios sounds pretty[...]
Not long after the news broke, Midnight, Texas owner Universal Studios announced it would try to shop the show to another network or streaming service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJoRlWFde-IVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: MIDNIGHT, TEXAS Season 1 TRAILER (2016) New nbc Series (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJoRlWFde-I) Midnight, Texas was based on a trilogy of novels by Charlaine Harris, the creator of Sookie[...]
They're fans of things, they're nerds, they have social media accounts that reflect this, and they too like doing Halloween things. Specifically, to kick off the Halloween Horror Nights event at Universal Studios Hollywood, Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), Sadie Sink (Max Mayfield) and Priah Ferguson (Erica Sinclair) walked through the Stranger Things[...]
Halloween Horror Nights Michael Myers
Michael Myers is making his return to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando A Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers maze will be part of this year's mega-popular series of mazes and haunted houses. Of course, Halloween 4 was the film that saw Michael return after seemingly being killed at the[...]
Universal Studios Japan is Getting a Limited-Time Final Fantasy Ride
Universal Studios Japan is getting a VR experience ride set in the world of Final Fantasy which will be available for a limited time from launch until June. The ride, titled Final Fantasy XR, has you putting on a virtual reality helmet and watching Final Fantasy type things like an epic flashy fight or a magitek Empire[...]
Universal Studios Japan Releases A Final Fantasy XR Trailer
Its only 15 seconds long, but Universal Studios Japan want to hype you up about the new ride they have coming featuring Final Fantasy If you're not privy to the new Final Fantasy XR ride, the short version is that starting on June 24th, you'll have a ride in their park that will transport you[...]