UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- With five new maze experiences, new "Scare Zones," a new "Terror Tram" backlot experience and the addition of the blockbuster new attraction, "King Kong 360 3D" Created by Peter Jackson - the world's largest, most intense 3D experience - Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) is preparing to bring the legends of movie horror to life for Halloween Horror Nights(R), Southern California's most terrifying and exciting Halloween event. Tickets are now on sale at www.HalloweenHorrorNights.com/hollywood including a new "Killer Deal Nights" option, providing discounts of up to $25 for selected dates. Advance purchase is recommended as event nights will sell out.
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood begins Friday, September 24 and continues on weekends and other select nights through Sunday, October 31.
Halloween Horror Nights mazes will include the all-new "A Nightmare On Elm Street(TM): Never Sleep Again," "Friday the 13th(TM): Kill, Jason, Kill!," "Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses in 3D Zombievison," "Vampyre: Castle of the Undead" plus "Saw: Game On." Among the six "Scare Zones" is a new "La Llorona" experience, based upon the timeless Mexican legend.
"Chucky's Revenge" - an all-new "Terror Tram" experience -- plus an express visit to the new blockbuster attraction, "King Kong 360 3D" Created by Peter Jackson and an all-new "Bill and Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure" show will also be featured within the event.
Universal Studios Hollywood's favorite thrill-ride attractions will also remain open for "Halloween Horror Nights" nocturnal affair, many with menacing twists. Favorites include "The Simpsons Ride(TM)," "Revenge of the Mummy(SM) - The Ride" and "Jurassic Park(R) In the Dark."
Updates on "Halloween Horror Nights" will be available at HalloweenHorrorNights.com and also on Twitter and Facebook, as Creative Director John Murdy reveals a running chronicle of exclusive information. Fans are invited to follow John Murdy on Twitter at: Twitter.com/HorrorNights or via Facebook at: "Halloween Horror Nights - Hollywood (Official)."
Halloween Horror Nights will continue on consecutive weekends and selected weekday nights beginning Friday, September 24 through Halloween, Sunday, October 31. Event dates are: September 24, 25 and October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16,17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31. The event will begin nightly at 7 p.m.; closing hours vary by night throughout the event.
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SOURCE Universal Studios Hollywood