ORLANDO, Fla., UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.Â â€“ For the first time ever, supernatural thriller,Â The Exorcist,Â will take possession of â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ in all-new horrifying mazes opening at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort beginning this September.
The twisted minds behind the nationâ€™s best, most intense Halloween events will bring to life one of the scariest and most nightmare-inducing horror films in history.
At Universal Orlando Resort, guests will see, hear, feel â€“ and even smell â€“ every iconic levitating, head-spinning, vomit-wrenching, skin-crawling moment from the film. Theyâ€™ll be paralyzed with fear as they witness the power of the supernatural, scream uncontrollably as they become part of Regan MacNeilâ€™s possession and run in terror as they try to escape the horrific battle between innocence and evil.
Universal Studios Hollywoodâ€™s â€œThe Exorcistâ€ maze will resonate as a real life interpretation of the demonic film, daring â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€™â€ guests to live the nightmare experienced by a tortured Regan and her determined mother.Â The maze will recreate some of the filmâ€™s most haunting scenes, ushering guests into its unparalleled terror as if their very souls were possessed by the devil.
Revered as one of the scariest movies of all-time,Â The ExorcistÂ earned its place in history as the first horror film nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.Â Directed by William Friedkin, the film also established itself as leading influence in pop culture horror, affecting a multitude of subsequent films since its terrifying debut in 1973.
Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ is the ultimate Halloween event. For more than 20 years, guests from around the world have visited â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ in Orlando and Hollywood to become victims inside their own horror film. The streets of each coastâ€™s event are transformed into highly-themed scare zones where menacing â€œscare-actorsâ€ lunge from every darkened corner. Multiple movie-quality haunted houses are erected throughout the event, based on anything from iconic slasher films to hit horror television series to haunting original stories.
Additional details about Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ will be revealed soon. For more information about Halloween Horror Nights at either Universal Orlando Resort or Universal Studios Hollywood, visitÂ www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.