Universal Studios is teaming with Netflix to bring fans a Halloween Horror Nights experience themed to The Haunting of Hill House. The 2021 Halloween Horror Nights experience will be at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. The event will take place on select nights between September 9 and October 31.
Halloween Horror Nights Trailer
Universal Studios released this trailer for The Haunting of Hill House – Halloween Horror Nights 2021:
Halloween Horror Nights – The Haunting of Hill House Event
For Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios has reimagined The Haunting of Hill House as a haunted maze. The maze will becon guest to experience the same paranormal activity and scares as the Crain family.
Viewers of the series will recognize several iconic scenes in the mazes, including the Red Room and the Hall of Statues. Guests also encounter The Tall Man, The Bent-Neck Lady, and The Ghost in the Basement.
“I have loved Halloween Horror Nights for so long,” said Mike Flanagan, Creator, Director and Executive Producer of The Haunting of Hill House. “Some of my favorite memories of Halloween were made at Universal Studios, screaming and laughing with my friends. It is such an honor to be included among such fantastic Haunts, and I’m so glad that fans will be able to walk the halls of Hill House this Halloween.”
Tickets for Halloween Horror Nights are separate from Universal Studios theme park tickets. Halloween Horror Nights will open at Universal Orlando Resort on September 3 and at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 9.
The Haunting of Hill House Series
The Haunting of Hill House is a Netflix series that premiered on October 12, 2018. The series follows members of the Crain family who experience supernatural and paranomal events at Hill House which still haunt them years later.
The series is created, directed and executive-produced by horror mogul Mike Flanagan (Hush, Oculus, Gerald’s Game) and executive produced by Trevor Macy through Intrepid Pictures. It is produced for Netflix by Amblin TV and Paramount Television.
The Haunting of Hill House series has a Rotten Tomatoes critic score of 93% and audience score of 91%. There is a new series with a different story – that some call season 2 – titled The Haunting of Bly Manor.
History of Halloween Horror Nights
Halloween Horror Nights first launched at Universal Orlando Resort (then known as Universal Studios Florida) in 1991 under the name Universal Studios Fright Nights.
Universal Studios closes early for the event then reopens specific areas for Halloween Horror Nights. As Halloween Horror Nights is a separate attraction from the theme park, guests pay a separate fee.
Halloween Horror Night events are held at four different Universal Studio parks, including: Orlando, Hollywood, Singapore, and Japan.
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