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Universal Studios park in China to have facial recognition tech

Oct 17, 2019 - 5:51 PM

The facial recognition technology is part of a host of services owned by Alibaba which will be integrated into Universal's theme park

NOW WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION. American and Chinese officials attend the gala opening of Universal Studios' new theme show in Beijing on September 16. Photo by Stephen Shaver/AFP

'Cats' and 'Downton Abbey': Universal Studios presents upcoming films

Apr 05, 2019 - 11:58 AM

The big screen versions of 'Cats' the musical and hit series 'Downton Abbey' are among 2019's most-anticipated movie releases

Are you a 'Trolls' fan? Catch them at Universal Studios Singapore

Mar 13, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Try this for a family summer getaway

TROLLS. 'Trolls' characters Poppy and Branch greet guests at TrollsTopia at Universal Studios Singapore. All photos by Jill Tan Radovan/Rappler

A newfound sense of wonder

Aug 01, 2017 - 12:48 PM

What to see do and try at Resorts World Sentosa Singapore this month

WATCH: Universal Studios launches 'Walking Dead' attraction

May 19, 2016 - 1:22 PM

The experience combines real life actors with animatronics to recreate the Walkers including the iconic cut in half zombie from the pilot which has been dubbed Bicycle Girl by fans

Screengrab from Facebook/Universal Studios Hollywood

Theme park guide: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Osaka, Japan

Mar 12, 2016 - 4:43 PM

All sorts of helpful tips to help you plan your trip to Japan s Harry Potter theme park in Osaka s Universal Studios

Hogwarts Castle view from Hogsmeade. All photos provided by Irene Maligat

Butterbeer ice cream and what to eat at the Harry Potter theme park

Jun 03, 2014 - 5:36 PM

Ever wonder what it s like to eat like a wizard? Now you can try it

'Harry Potter' theme park to open July 2014 in Japan

Apr 20, 2014 - 5:12 PM

Wands out once more Potter fans Japan s Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open just a little later this year

GET READY. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd L), US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy (L), Universal Studios Japan (USJ) president Glenn Gumpel (2nd R) and Irish actress Evanna Lynch (R) gesture during the opening of USJ's new attraction ‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ at the USJ in Osaka, western Japan on April 18, 2014. AFP Photo / Jiji Press Japan Out

Theme park pulls Halloween show over 'gay Superman'

Oct 26, 2013 - 8:52 AM

Halloween Horror Night gets flak for a homophobic scene

World of Harry Potter in Google Street View

Jul 10, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Apparate to the magical shopping district with Google Maps

DIAGON ALLEY. Take a virtual trip to the Wizarding World. All images from Google Street View

Harry Potter world coming to Japan

May 10, 2012 - 1:20 PM

Fans in Japan of boy wizard Harry Potter will soon be able to explore the magical world of Hogwarts when Universal Studios Japan expands its theme park with a half billion dollar investment