For the first time ever, the psychological Â horror film, The Shining, will bring unspeakable terror to â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ in terrifying new 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 every gruesome moment and paranormal haunting that fans have seen in the film to life in original, disturbingly authentic mazes.
â€œThe Shiningâ€ maze at Universal Studiosâ€™ Halloween Horror Nights will provide guests with a unique opportunity to relive some of the filmâ€™s most iconic, and sinister, moments.Â While venturing through the eerie Overlook Hotel, guests will be thrust into the hotelâ€™s tragic history of murder and madness, bearing witness to caretaker Jack Torranceâ€™s spiraling descent into insanity. Nightmarish visions will come to life in this macabre maze, overwhelming guests with the â€œshineâ€ of the murderous, ghostly entities that lurk around every turn â€“ all while trying to escape the wrath of Jack Torrance as he violently succumbs to the hotelâ€™s paranormal forces.
The Shining has been regarded as â€œa masterpiece of modern horrorâ€ by critics and fans alike. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, the filmâ€™s enormous influence on pop culture has been captured throughout a multitude of films, television shows, music and more since its disturbing debut in 1980.
Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ is the ultimate Halloween event. For more than 20 years, guests from around the world have visited Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood and Orlando 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 everything 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 Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort, visit www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.