'American Horror Story' comes to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights
August 16, 2016, 12:34 PM ·
FX's American Horror Story will join AMC's The Walking Dead and a line-up of classic horror films in this year's Halloween Horror Nights events at Universal Studios in Florida and Hollywood, the parks announced today.
This will be the first go for Ryan Murphy's horror anthology series at Universal's annual Halloween party, though park creative directors say it's long been among the most requested franchises at the event. Here's the teaser clip:
The maze, which will appear at the event on both coasts, will feature scenes from three of American Horror Story's seasons: Murder House from Installment 1, Freak Show from Installment 4, and the Hotel from Installment 5. From the parks' press release:
Twisted scenes from Murder House will unleash the evil spirits that possess the Harmon estate, spiraling guests through decades of the tortured dead who previously resided there. In Freak Show, guests will join a troupe of biological misfits in a sinister sideshow where they’ll be stalked by the murderous and deformed Twisty the Clown. Finally, guests will succumb to the warped desires of The Countess after checking in to the haunted Hotel Cortez, conceived from the beginning as a torture chamber for its customers.
Halloween Horror Nights starts on Sept. 16 in Orlando and Los Angeles and runs selected nights through October 31. In addition to American Horror Story and The Walking Dead, other mazes will be themed to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Exorcist, Halloween, and Krampus. Freddy vs. Jason also will appear at the Hollywood event, and the Florida event will feature three additional houses based on original concepts, plus an upcharge VR experience.
This concludes the reveals for Halloween Horror Nights 26 at Universal Orlando, though Universal Studios Hollywood promises additional announcements about its event.