UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for "Halloween Horror Nights®," Southern California's premier Halloween event, taking place at Universal Studios HollywoodSM on 19 select nights from September 21 through October 31, 2012.
Tickets to this year's event are available for purchase at www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com/hhn, including a Front of Line ticket option that enables guests to enjoy priority access at each maze and theme park attraction. Advance purchase is recommended as event nights will sell out.
"We're thrilled to be working with today's leading horror movie, television and gaming properties to bring another bone-chilling 'Halloween Horror Nights' to life at Universal Studios Hollywood," said John Murdy, Creative Director, "Halloween Horror Nights." "Our collaboration with renowned filmmakers, producers and artists contributes enormously to the event's authenticity. The limited amount of Front of Line tickets we make available to our guests is really a great opportunity and we hope they take advantage of this exclusive benefit."
This year's "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood brings together the sickest minds in horror to immerse guests in the living, breathing, three-dimensional world of the most notorious and terrifying creatures. Featuring a slate of unrivaled film production quality mazes, terror-filled Scare Zones and a new "Terror Tram" experience, uniquely themed to today's most definitive horror properties, "Halloween Horror Nights" will taunt, terrorize and torment guests with incomparable spellbinding and spine-chilling haunted attractions.
AMC's Golden Globe®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning TV series will have a significant presence during "Halloween Horror Nights" when the critically-acclaimed hit takes center stage in a riveting new maze, "The Walking Dead: Dead Inside." It will also headline the event's signature backlot experience, "Terror Tram: Invaded by The Walking Dead" featuring hordes of roving, flesh-eating "walkers."
Other haunted attractions will include "Welcome to Silent Hill," based on the popular video games and film franchise; "Alice Cooper Goes to Hell 3D," a new 3D maze inspired by the legendary shock rocker's classic concept album; a fully-reimagined experience, "La Llorona: Cazadora de Ninos," based on the terrifying Mexican and Latin American legend that has terrified children for centuries; "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Saw is The Law," maze based on filmmaker Tobe Hooper's notoriously unsettling 1974 horror film classic, and the "Universal Monsters Remix," walk-through attraction featuring Universal's legendary horror monsters of yesteryear, re-defined for the 21st century along with the pulse-pounding sounds of electronic-fusion music.
The ever-popular "Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure" will also add to the dynamic "Halloween Horror Nights" event, joining such theme park's favorites scheduled to remain open throughout the course of the event as, "Transformers™: The Ride –3D," "Jurassic Park® In the Dark," "The Simpsons Ride™" and "Revenge of the MummySM – The Ride."
Details on "Halloween Horror Nights" are available at Halloween Horror Nights, on Facebook at: "Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood" and on Instagram @HorrorNightsHollywood or #UniversalHHN. Updates from Creative Director John Murdy can be found on Twitter at: Twitter.com/HorrorNights, as he reveals a running chronicle of exclusive information. "Halloween Horror Nights" maze announcement videos can be seen at Universal Studios Hollywood's YouTube Channel.
"Halloween Horror Nights" kicks off on Friday, September 21, 2012 and continues on select nights through Wednesday, October 31. Event dates are: September 21, 22, 28, 29 and October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 31.
Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas, the "5 Towers" state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event arena. World-class rides and attractions include the critically-acclaimed mega-attraction, "Transformers™: The Ride—3D," the intense, award-winning ride, "King Kong 360 3-D" on the famed behind-the-scenes Studio Tour, "The Simpsons Ride™," "Revenge of the MummySM —The Ride" indoor roller coaster and "Jurassic Park® —The Ride."
SOURCE Universal Studios Hollywood