Were The Walking Dead not ubiquitous enough already, nor California already a zombified hellscape, Universal Studios Hollywood wants to do its part. Having previously featured The Walking Dead exhibits as a Halloween attraction, the zombie smash will now infect Hollywood fulltime.
I only watch anime involving moon princesses and the "Legendary Silver Crystal," but I've been to enough conventions over the past couple of years to be vaguely aware of Attack On Titan, Hajime Isayama's wildly popular story about teens in half jackets fighting weird skinless giants that eat people pretty much all the time. The manga and anime have been hugely successful, to the point where there is now a theme park attraction in Osaka's Universal Studios Japan, where visitors can experience the thrill of being eaten by monsters themselves.
As revealed in a video from the debut of the attraction, you can check out a 49-foot statue of two Titans engaged in battle, as well as have your own picture taken as you're cheerfully devoured by a drooling giant. You know, fun for the whole family!
One of the questions people asked when Disney acquired Marvel back in 2009 was how Marvel's characters would be represented at the company's many, many theme parks. Now we have an idea.
The Iron Man Experience, a ride that promises enable guests on "take flight with Iron Man on an epic adventure," will open at Tomorrowland at Hong Kong Disneyland in late 2016, the DisneyParks Blog announced.
If you have ever dreamed about drinking a Flaming Moe at Moe's Tavern or having a for-real Krusty Burger, you can go get one in The Simpsons' apparent home state of... Florida?
That's right: Universal Studios Orlando has a fully realized Springfield. There's even an Android's Dungeon and Baseball Card Shop (which assuredly sells Bongo Comics). So stifle your annoyed grunts (that's Simpsons script-speak for "d'oh") and check out all the images and video of the new attraction putting the "Spring" in "Springfield" after the cut.
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Theme Parks: Universal Studios' two theme parks will get their own versions of The Walking Dead Escape from Comic-Con as part of "Universal's Halloween Horror Nights" this fall.
Upcoming: Papercutz will apparently be following its line of Power Rangers Samurai/Power Rangers Super Samurai comics with Power Rangers Megaforce material...
Speaking at a film festival at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, Ron Meyer, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Universal Studios, told what surely very few of the assembled students expected to hear from the longtime Hollywood studio head: the truth...