Universal is bringing the work of its studio's hottest horror director to Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando ad Hollywood.
Jordan Peele's Us will be the eighth announced house for this year's events. Peele won an Academy Award for writing Get Out, which grossed $255 million worldwide and earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Director in addition to his screenplay win. Us was his follow-up and grossed another $254 million this year.
As for the HHN production, here is Universal's hype video:
From Universal's press release: "You will walk through the Wilson family beach house and Santa Cruz Pier, where you might spot a familiar character outside of the Fun House. You’ll also venture through the unnerving tunnels that stretch for miles deep below America and come face-to-face with “The Tethered” – a group of terrifying doppelgängers of every living man, woman and child in the country."
What possibly could go wrong?
Previously announced mazes in Orlando include original IP houses Yeti: Terror of the Yukon, Nightingales: Blood Pit, and Depths of Fear, plus Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Ghostbusters, Universal Monsters, and Stranger Things (seasons 2 and 3).
In Hollywood, its previously announced mazes are Creepshow, Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, Holidayz in Hell, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, and the year-round Walking Dead Attraction. Two more houses remain to be announced at each location.
Halloween Horror Nights begins this year on Friday, September 6 in Orlando and the next week — on Friday the 13th — in Hollywood, with a special fan preview night in Hollywood on September 12. Tickets are available at halloweenhorrornights.com.Tweet
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