RIP: Universal’s House Of Horrors

Well, as of yesterday, September 1st, for reasons still unknown, Universal Studios in Hollywood, California has shut down their popular House Of Horrors attraction at their theme park. We first got wind of these plans via an article posted over on Inside Universal, which was later confirmed. One of the spotlight’s of the theme park is […]

Halloween Horror Nights 2013: Makeup & Costume Preview

It’s kind of hard to believe it’s almost September but along with the realization comes the fact that Halloween Horror Nights will once again be upon us in mere weeks. This morning, we had the chance to visit Universal Studios where HHN Creative Director John Murdy gave us a little taste of the effects and […]

Universal Studios Teams With Danny Trejo To Bring “El Cucuy: The Boogeyman” To Life At Halloween Horror Nights

Continuing with last year’s success of their La Llorona maze, Universal Studios is bringing another legend from Latino culture to Halloween Horror Nights. Titled “El Cucuy: The Boogeyman” and featuring the narration of gravel voiced Danny Trejo, this maze looks pretty badass. I, personally, am not too familiar with Hispanic folklore but there is certain […]

Walkers To Infest The Universal Backlot At Halloween Horror Nights 2013!

A few minutes ago, the above image appeared on my Twitter feed. Obviously, I had to click and soon found out that Universal Studios will not only be featuring a maze based on Season 3 of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD, but for the first time, the yearly event will be taking visitors into the studio’s […]

Universal Studios Hollywood Unleashes THE PURGE And CURSE OF CHUCKY Scare Zones At Halloween Horror Nights

It’s that time of August where we here at Icons Of Fright really start getting giddy because the Halloween season is not too far away. One of the factors that always helps this excitement is the regular updates that comes through from Universal Studios regarding the goodies they have in store at Halloween Horror Nights. […]

Halloween Horror Nights Takes You Into The Further With New INSIDIOUS Maze!

There are only 80 days left until Halloween and Universal Studios ‘Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights’ has released news of a brand new maze coming to this year’s event! Joining the new EVIL DEAD themed maze and the maze inspired by the band Black Sabbath, is a brand new maze inspired by 2010’s INSIDIOUS and the […]

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights 2012: Extreme Makeup Preview!

This past Thursday, John Murdy and Co. invited us down for a special sneak peek at the make-up effects that will be in full effect when Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights officially kicks off on September 21st. Let me tell you, dear readers, they definitely did not disappoint! The event gave us a look at everything from […]

Leatherface Returns To Halloween Horror Nights With “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Saw Is The Law” Maze!

Universal City, California – The tragic and demented account of Leatherface™ and his deranged family of cannibals set the stage for this year’s new maze, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Saw is The Law,” based on filmmaker Tobe Hooper’s notoriously unsettling 1974 horror film classic at “Halloween Horror Nights®” at Universal Studios Hollywood, Southern California’s […]