Wax Figures

Laverne Cox Continues To Break Boundaries

6/9/2015 11:11am EDT
Laverne Cox
Madame Tussauds has announced that "Orange Is The New Black" star Laverne Cox will be immortalized in wax. It will be the first transgender wax figure created by the museum.

The sculpture will be featured in the San Francisco branch in Fisherman's Wharf and will be unveiled to coincide with the city's Pride Festival on June 26.

"I am so deeply honored to have been asked to be part of the Madame Tussauds legacy," Cox said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly. "When I think about being who I am, a black trans woman from a working class background raised in Mobile, Alabama, this honor feel...

Madame Tussaud's Honors Brad Pitt's 50th Birthday With Life-Like Wax Figure

12/19/2013 3:03pm EST
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie wax figures
Madame Tussaud's may have outdone themselves with the wax figures of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie they created for Brad's 50th birthday.

Is photo above is not the actual couple, but instead the realistic statues the company made in their London location. They were unveiled yesterday to honor the Hollywood hunk's 50th birthday.

Brad's figure even features a few wrinkles to emulate his aging, as well as his current hair and bear styling. Angelina is dressed in a blue version of the Atelier Versace gown that turned heads at the 2012 Oscars.

It's the third wax figure for Pitt made by one o...

Rihanna's New Wax Figure Is Sexy

7/13/2013 3:51pm EDT
Believe it or not, Madame Tussaud's has immortalized pop star Rihanna in wax eight times. The museum's recent achievement was unveiled at Sacred Tattoo in New York City on Thursday.

It took four months for sculptors to create the sexy figure. It features an outfit Rihanna wore during her "Diamonds" world tour - colorful skintight leather pants with a matching bralet.

The museum definitely got it right this time. They have had their share of hits and misses with their wax figures.

Rihanna recently donated $5,000 to a school in Illinois to make up for showing up over three hours late for a...

Sofia Vergara's Wax Figure Had A Busty Wardrobe Malfunction Prior To Unveiling

6/5/2013 6:00pm EDT
Sofia Vergara & wax figure
Sofia Vergara revealed two wax figures at Madame Tussauds in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday after a slight mishap delayed the event.

A museum spokesperson told the crowd there was a "technical issue," which resulted in the unveiling starting one hour late.

According to the NY Daily News, the mannequin wearing the Marchesa dress busted open at the seams, showing a little too much. But the "Modern Family" actress saved the day by sewing the dress back together herself.

The problem? The sculpture's measurements are exactly like Vergara's - very curvy on top, causing the figure to ...

One Direction 'Amazed' By Madame Tussauds' Wax Figures

4/18/2013 1:47pm EDT
One Direction
On Thursday, British-Irish boy band One Direction were excited when they finally came face-to-face with their waxwork doubles at Madame Tussauds' official unveiling in London.

Employees at the tourist attraction have spent months recreating the stars in detail for the life-like figures, which will tour Madame Tussauds branches around the world after a stay in the British capital.

Each band member gave two sittings so the Madame Tussauds team could take hundreds of precise measurements, examine their skin tones, eye colors and hair - which was also double checked by personal hair stylist...

London Unveils Mediocre Waxwork Of Emma Watson

3/26/2013 4:00pm EDT
Emma Watson wax figure
Madame Tussauds London revealed its wax figure of actress Emma Watson today, and they did a so-so job. The sculputre is sitting in a chair wearing a midnight blue cocktail dress by Elie Saab. The real Emma wore a similar dress at a red carpet event in Hong Kong in 2011.

If you look at the close-ups below, you will notice that from the left side the sculpture is very different from the real Emma. There is a slightly better resemblance from the right angle.

Watson is going to be honored at the MTV Movie Awards in April with a special prize. She will be receiving the Trailblazer Award in rec...

Madame Tussauds Unveils Four New Whitney Houston Wax Figures A Year After Her Death

2/8/2013 3:04pm EST
Whitney Houston Wax Figure
Madame Tussauds debuted a series of four new wax figures of the late Whitney Houston on Thursday at their New York City location.

Whitney's family was on hand to witness the unveiling, including her mother Cissy and Brothers Gary and MIchael and their wives.

The four new figures depict Whitney during the various phases of her career in music and movies and will reportedly be split up and relocated to some of the other Madame Tussauds museums in the U.S.

Houston's smash hit ballad "I Will Always Love You," from the soundtrack to her film The Bodyguard, was recently named the most popul...

Bruce Willis' New Wax Figure Is Freakishly Accurate

1/30/2013 10:52am EST
Bruce Willis wax figure
Madame Tussauds in New York City got it right with its newest Bruce Willis wax figure. The sculpture looks exactly like the action star. In photos, he looks real!

Sometimes the museum doesn't do such a great job (check out their recent Katy Perry waxwork).

Director Robert Rodriguez confirmed last week that Willis will return for the Sin City sequel, A Dame to Kill For, as cop Hartigan. The film is currently slated for an October 2013 release.

The actor stars in the upcoming film "A Good Day To Die Hard," the fifth installment of the "Die Hard" film series. John McClane (Willis) travels t...

Katy Perry Unveils Her Voluptuous, Scantily Clad Wax Figure For Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

1/29/2013 5:07pm EST
Katy Perry Madame Tussaud's wax figure
Katy Perry posed for photos with herself at Paramount Studios on Saturday afternoon as she unveiled her new wax figure, which will be featured at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas.

The new figure, a few inches shorter (and a bit bustier) than the real Katy; features the singer's famous blue hairdo and a barely there silver outfit including a very short skirt and a bustier styled to make her boobs look like Hershey's Kisses, but with tassels reading 'Katy Kisses'.

"Whenever I have to go do something particularly that I don't necessarily want to do, I'm just sending her cause she's a great ident...

Sandra Bullock's Wax Figure Is Unveiled - And It's Good

1/25/2013 8:54am EST
Sandra Bullock
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas revealed its newest wax figure on Thursday, and they did a pretty good job. The Sandra Bullock sculpture shares a reasonable likeness with the real thing.

The fake Sandra is dressed in a red, knee-length dress with her signature brown hair tossed over her shoulder. She wears black pumps and carries a gold clutch. Her crimson lips match her gown.

Bullock won an Academy Award for Best Actress in "The Blind Side." She stars in the upcoming film "Gravity" opposite George Clooney about astronauts who are stranded on a space station after a disastrous accident wipes ou...