‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’ will come to life this Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood
Jun16

‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’ will come to life this Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood announces the return of FX’s critically-acclaimed, AMERICAN HORROR STORY bringing Ryan Murphy’s demented ROANOKE installment to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” event. “American Horror Story: Roanoke” will unearth the twisted legacy of The Lost Colony of Roanoke, transporting guests to the haunted backwoods of North Carolina where they will experience the terror that has tormented the town for...

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WATCH: Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
Jun15

WATCH: Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle

We were invited tonight by Universal Studio Hollywood to check out the upcoming Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle projection lightshow inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It doesn’t open until next Friday but we were invited for a special early look. For now, the show takes place on the castle facade every 10 minutes after sun-down. The 5-minute spectacle is brought to life with a truly dazzling array of tech and...

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Hello Kitty, KUNG FU PANDA coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2018
Jun08

Hello Kitty, KUNG FU PANDA coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2018

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced that SHREK 4D will be replaced with a brand new DREAMWORKS THEATRE. Opening in 2018, this newly designed venue will play host to a variety of action-packed DreamWorks Animation themed attractions beginning with the multi-sensory adventure inspired by the global blockbuster franchise KUNG FU PANDA.This new technologically advanced attraction will take guests on a legendary journey that fuses...

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Christmas confirmed for Universal Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Jun07

Christmas confirmed for Universal Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter

This holiday season, Universal Studios Hollywood will introduce “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” transforming Hogwarts castle into a breathtaking light projection show that captures the spirt of the holiday season.If you saw the Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World grand opening ceremony, you’ll get an idea for what’s in store! Hogsmeade village will also get into the spirit with uniquely themed decor and...

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VOODOO DOUGHNUT celebrates National Doughnut Day with official opening at Universal CityWalk
Jun02

VOODOO DOUGHNUT celebrates National Doughnut Day with official opening at Universal CityWalk

“Good things come in pink boxes” is Voodoo Doughnut’s mantra as the irreverent, world famous pastry shop sweetens up Universal CityWalk with its first-ever California location, situated adjacent to Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A. Hailing originally from Portland, OR by founders Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Tres Shannon, the new L.A. pastry shop serves a range of 60 eclectic doughnuts,...

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY returning for Universal Halloween Horror Nights
Apr07

AMERICAN HORROR STORY returning for Universal Halloween Horror Nights

Sure it’s April. But it’s never too early to start talking about HALLOWEEN, right? Universal Studios recently made the very first announcement for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights and it’s that AMERICAN HORROR STORY will be returning for Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. RELATED POST REVIEW: Universal Studios Hollywood reinvigorates Halloween Horror Nights with classic titans of terror This all-new...

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4K HD, 120 FPS conversion for Universal Hollywood’s HARRY POTTER AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY
Mar23

4K HD, 120 FPS conversion for Universal Hollywood’s HARRY POTTER AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY

Universal Studios Hollywood confirmed today the introduction of enhanced 4K-HD ride film projecting at 120 frames-per-second for the popular HARRY POTTER: AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY attraction. Here’s some details from Universal about the changes. This progressive enhancement replaces the earlier 3D film component of the ride to create a seamless integration between the ride’s elaborate sets and its spellbinding media. The...

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Jimmy Buffett to perform at Grand Opening of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal CityWalk
Mar14

Jimmy Buffett to perform at Grand Opening of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Universal CityWalk

The countdown is on to 5 O’Clock as Universal CityWalk toasts the arrival of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant to the destination—the first-ever in California—with an exclusive performance by singer, songwriter and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band on Thursday, March 30.  Margaritaville is more than a restaurant, it’s a state of mind as the spirited new venue brings a seaside retreat to Universal...

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KUNG FU PANDA crew joins regular Lunar New Year festivities at Universal Studios Hollywood
Jan11

KUNG FU PANDA crew joins regular Lunar New Year festivities at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has confirmed their Lunar New Year plans and the will be welcoming  DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA stars, Po and Tigress as part of the festivities. Also returning this year are Mandarin-speaking MEGATRON as well as Curious George and Woody Woodpecker who will be dressed in festive Chinese attire. For the “Year of the Rooster,” the Lunar New Year celebration comes to life within Universal Plaza,...

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PICTORIAL: #Grinchmas Who-liday celebration returns to Universal Studios Hollywood
Dec16

PICTORIAL: #Grinchmas Who-liday celebration returns to Universal Studios Hollywood

Options abound for those looking to celebrate the holidays (including Disney Holidays and Santa’s Village) but today we’re taking a look at Universal Studios Hollywood where the popular Grinchmas celebration returns to ring in seasonal merriment into the new year. We were invited to come check out the festivities last weekend and we present now a taste of the holiday celebration! The Grinchmas celebration at Universal...

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