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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Universal Hollywood

The Stars and Minds of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Last week, Universal Studios Hollywood opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to eager guests.  In town for the festivities were stars from the films and the creative masterminds that have now shepherded to...

Fab News: Arms and Legacies

Greetings and salutations, friends and Fabanistas! I hope everyone is enjoying the completely unpredictable weather this week. I'm hoping to finally get to the DCA Food & Wine Festival this weekend, and also to...

Fab News: Adventure, Adventure, Adventure

Greetings, Fabanistas! We've got some exciting news from D23 today and something to get you fired up for Civil War, plus a guest post from Jon Nadelberg, with bad photos by me! Destination D: Amazing...

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood Magically Opens at Universal Studios Today

"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" officially opens to the public TODAY (April 7th) at Universal Studios Hollywood. The new fully themed land is a breathtaking journey into a world of magic and make...

LudoBird Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk

World renowned Chef Ludo Lefebvre brings his famous buttermilk Provençal Fried Chicken-inspired menu to Universal CityWalk™ with the debut of LudoBird™, serving up a vibrant and flavorful take on the American classic fried chicken sandwich. CityWalk’s new establishment, LudoBird, which...

Universal Studios Hollywood Prepped for Potter

We have magical things for you today.  It's been a while since we have had a chance to cover Universal Studios Hollywood and suddenly there is a ton of news to share.  Major changes...

The Walking Dead Attraction is Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the addition of a brand new, state of the art, horror walkthrough based on AMC's popular series, "The Walking Dead".  The attraction brings the most popular show in cable...

Art Directing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Designing a set for a film is a very precise art, as described by Alan Gilmore (Art Director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire). Façades are...

Demolition and Construction at Universal Orlando

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Universal Orlando! This week, we'll take a look at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios, and the many changes at both parks. Wow! Lots of things happening all over...

A closer look at Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter plus Disneyland’s new demand...

Today we take a break from Disneyland's off-season refurbishments and construction and take you back up to Universal Studios Hollywood for a closer look at the park's spectacular new Wizarding World of Harry Potter....

Demolition clears the way for Star Wars at Disneyland as Universal Studios previews Harry...

Sunday night's big two-hour TV special on Disneyland's 60th Anniversary may have disappointed audiences with embarrassingly little real Disneyland-related content but the actual parks continue through the winter off-season with big changes underway. ...

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates Year of the Monkey

It's that time of year again!  Universal Studios Hollywood brings the Lunar New Year to life inside the Universal Plaza. In the new central hub for the park, guests can walk under a curtain...

Universal Studios Hollywood Just About Ready for Harry Potter

Welcome back to Universal Studios Hollywood and the impending arrival of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  The opening date for this new land has been announced and signs of life are already apparent....

Fab News: Farewell 2015, Hello Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow

// Happy New Year's Eve to one and all! If you're staying home, I hope you have a fun and comfy night, if you're out, I hope you have a fun and festive one,...

In the Parks Christmas Miracle from Universal Studios

Merry Christmas MiceChat readers! We bring you a very special update from Universal Studios Hollywood as the park readies for its biggest year ever in 2016.  As the finishing touches are being placed on...

Universal Studios Hollywood: Kris Jenner, Grinchmas, and Harry Potter

Welcome to Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles.  Halloween is over and Christmas is just beginning to trickle into the park.  You have to look carefully to find it but it's...

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Opens Tonight

Universal Studios Hollywood is kicking off the season with the opening of their popular Halloween Horror Nights event for 2015 tonight, September 18th.  The event will bring to life some of the scariest scenes...

Universal Studios Hollywood Harry Potter and More

Universal Studios Hollywood is set to explode next year with a flurry of new things to see and do.  Today we'll share the latest pics and news from the park. Among them is the...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #150 – Planning Universal Studios Florida with Sam Gennawey

On this episode we welcome Sam author Sam Gennawey back on to the show to talk about the story behind the creation of Universal Studios Florida and how the park is designed and laid...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #153 – News and Kali Versus Popeye

On this episode we hear Michelle's input on The Great Butterbeer Debate, then go in to the news to talk about two recent theme park polls, one on the top ten U.S theme park...