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Sure it's great to have The Walking Dead and Alice Cooper at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights, but we've always felt classic creatures such as the Frankenstein Monster, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, and of course Dracula got short-changed. Not anymore.
From the Press Release
Universal’s infamous legacy of horror will come to an afterlife in “Universal Monsters Remix,” an all-new terrifying experience that re-imagines the classic horror icons of yesteryear for the 21st century and immerses them in the twisted confines of electronica-inspired music during “Halloween Horror Nights®” at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Set within the antechambers of an eerily Gothic castle, the new “Universal Monsters Remix” maze will unleash a cast of movies' most legendary creatures, including Frankenstein’s Monster and his Bride, Dracula and his Brides, Phantom of the Opera and The Wolf Man. From deep within the stone fortress, accompanied by ominous strobe lighting effects, guests »
- Uncle Creepy
11 July 2012 11:55 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
From the department of "damned if you do, damned if you don't" comes news that Universal Studios Hollywood is facing a lawsuit by two individuals with amputated limbs who say that in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Universal forbade them from riding the Revenge of the Mummy indoor roller coaster. Angel Castelan, one of the plaintiffs, says that he wasn't permitted on the ride because he was told he does not have hands to grip the safety bars. Photos: Crazy Cases! 18 of Hollywood's Outrageous Entertainment Lawsuits The lawsuit seeks damages plus an order requiring Universal Studios to
- Eriq Gardner
Universal Studios Hollywood(Sm) prepares for battle with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its exciting, new motion-based thrill ride, “Transformers.: The Ride-3D,” debuting May 2012. The spot, which airs on February 5 during NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage, will also introduce PrepareForBattle.com, an interactive website designed to engage fans with exclusive intel as the campaign’s momentum escalates.
The evocative spot marks Universal Studios Hollywood’s inaugural consumer awareness effort for its marketing campaign launching “Transformers: The Ride-3D.” When NBC’s Super Bowl game coverage once again transcends sports to captivate the nation, Universal Studios Hollywood’s spot will capture consumer imagination as the movie-based theme park sets the stage for its epic new ride, envisioned to completely and uniquely revolutionize the next generation of immersive themed rides.
The spot will culminate with a call to action, challenging viewers to enlist at PrepareForBattle. »
- Michelle McCue
3 items from 2012
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