Famous actor to be immortalised in wax

Madam Tussauds on Blackpool Prom and (below) Robert Pattinson.
Madam Tussauds on Blackpool Prom and (below) Robert Pattinson.
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THEY always say vampires have a waxy pallor, and now the latest attraction to hit Blackpool will prove it.

Madam Tussauds is set to unveil a lifelike waxwork of actor Robert Pattinson, the undead star of the Twilight series of films, at its Promenade venue later this month.

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

Mr Pattinson rose to fame after starring as Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter films, but now is set to be immortalised off screen by the famous wax museum.

He is set to join other stars from across the world of sports and entertainment - including Cheryl Cole, David Beckham, Keith Lemon and the Royal Family.

Meanwhile, another major resort attraction is hosting a vampire-themed event of its own to celebrate Hallowe’en.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is turning blood red on October 31 as ghosts and ghouls make the 42-acre attraction their home for the night.

The popular Vampire Pleasure Beach event returns with terrifying rides, a special horror maze and a host of frightening figures lurking in the depths ready to give guests the thrill of their lives.

All guests arriving in costumes will receive a free blood-red cocktail upon arrival at the attraction.

Vampire Beach wristbands are available from 4pm and can be booked online for £17 in advance or £22 on the gate.

The park will remain open until 10pm. Guests who already have a wristband for the day are welcome to enjoy the rest of the events taking place this Halloween.

A spokesman for Blackpool Pleasure Beach said: “Vampire Pleasure Beach is fun for all the family, with lots of entertainment on offer including live bands throughout the evening, our own characters and tricks and treats galore.

“Don’t forget your fancy dress for some spook-tacular events going on throughout the amusement park and experience Blackpool Pleasure Beach by night when the atmosphere will be frighteningly good.”