One of the most horrifying and wickedly gruesome shows in television history is bleeding off the screen and into your nightmares.
â€œAmerican Horror Story,â€ FXâ€™s critically-acclaimed, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning television series that has terrorized viewers for five suspenseful installments, will come to life at â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, beginning Friday, September 16.
Three chapters of â€œAmerican Horror Storyâ€ will haunt the nationâ€™s best, most intense Halloween event in all-new frightening mazes. Guests will embark on a terrifying journey to become the next doomed residents of Murder House from Installment 1, tortured performers in the disturbing and twisted Freak Show from Installment 4, and victims of the otherworldly, death-dealing Hotel from Installment 5.
For the first time ever, guests will venture through Ryan Murphyâ€™s groundbreaking horror anthology, encountering a plethora of iconic scenes and memorable characters designed to jolt them to their very core.Â 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.Â In Freak Show, guests will join a troupe of biological misfits in a sinister sideshow where theyâ€™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.
â€œâ€˜American Horror Storyâ€™ is one of the most disturbing television shows ever produced, and with such perverse storylines unfolding with each installment, â€˜Halloween Horror Nightsâ€™ is undoubtedly the only place that could create a living version of the nightmares that Ryan Murphy dreams up,â€ said John Murdy, Creative Director at Universal Studios Hollywood and Executive Producer of â€œHalloween Horror Nights.â€ â€œPlus, as a fan favorite, â€˜American Horror Storyâ€™ has been the number one requested maze from our guests and weâ€™re excited to let them know that we listened to them and are bringing â€˜American Horror Storyâ€™ to life.â€
â€œâ€˜American Horror Storyâ€™Â is engaging for so many reasons, one of them being the fantastic way each installment of the series reveals completely new characters and stories for its viewers,â€ said Michael Aiello, Director of Entertainment Creative Development for Universal Orlando Resort. â€œIt’s that constant evolution that makes this popular series a perfect fit for Halloween Horror Nights â€“ and we canâ€™t wait for our guests to experience some of the horror theyâ€™ve seen on the show.”
â€œ20thÂ Century Fox Consumer Products is thrilled to team once again with Universal Studios to premiere visionary Ryan Murphyâ€™s groundbreaking series, â€˜American Horror Storyâ€™ through an all-new Halloween Horror Night maze,â€ said Greg Lombardo, SVP of Global Live and Location Based Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Consumer Products. â€œThe attraction â€“ which showcases multiple chapters from the acclaimed FX anthology â€“ offers a chilling live-action thrill and simultaneously complements the series highly anticipated premiere on September 14th.â€
Captivating â€“ and shocking â€“ viewers since its debut in 2011, â€œAmerican Horror Storyâ€ has won 13 Emmys, two Golden Globes, four Criticsâ€™ Choice Awards and one Peopleâ€™s Choice Award. â€œAmerican Horror Storyâ€ 6 begins September 14 on FX.
Universal Studiosâ€™ â€œHalloween Horror Nightsâ€ is the ultimate Halloween event. For more than 25 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 Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort, visitÂ www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com.