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First Details! Universal Hollywood Makes New Freddy Maze Official! Universal Orlando Takes Halloween Horror Nights Online

Plenty of news about the two biggest haunts on either coast has come to light to help you get started planning your Halloween-time theme park visits!

From the Universal Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Press Release:
Freddy Krueger, the iconic undead dream stalker with a burned, disfigured face, tattered green and red sweater, and four-bladed glove who has been the searing central figure of nine movies, a television series, video games, and comics, will provide a cutting edge for Universal Studios Hollywood’s “A Nightmare On Elm Street: Never Sleep Again,” an all-new horror maze experience for the 2010 Halloween Horror Nights®” event, where the legends of Hollywood horror will come to life, beginning September 24.

“A Nightmare on Elm Street: Never Sleep Again,” will bring guests back on a nightmare journey to the town of Springwood, the scene of Freddy Krueger’s unspeakable crimes. They’ll wind through the ominously twisting corridors of the Barham Day Care Center, glimpse ghastly scenes of carnage among the young people of Springwood, and face the ultimate showdown with Freddy in his infamous boiler room lair.

The new maze is based upon the 2010 motion picture “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, which opened to number one at the box office earlier this year. The Blu-Ray and DVD is set to release on October 5.

The 2010 “Halloween Horror Nights” event at Universal Studios Hollywood will offer spine-chilling new mazes based upon the horror genre’s most compelling characters. Rob Zombie and other top artists are collaborating with Universal Studios Hollywood in the creation of new mazes, “scare zones”, and backlot experiences.

The theme park’s favorite thrill-ride attractions will also remain open for “Halloween Horror Nights” as well, many with menacing twists. Favorites include “The Simpsons Ride,” “Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride”, and “Jurassic Park in the Dark.”

Updates on “Halloween Horror Nights” will be available at the official “Halloween Horror Nights” website 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 or via Facebook.”

From the Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights Press Release:
This year, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort marks 20 years of extreme Halloween entertainment. It is the most intense, most entertaining, most popular, and most innovative Halloween event in the country – and there is now a way for you to get your own personal look at what everyone will be talking about.

We have launched an online news service to share breaking news about Halloween Horror Nights. The site will be updated frequently with news items, videos, images, behind-the-scenes looks at content, insight into the minds of the creative team – and more. You can also sign up for RSS feeds to make sure you stay absolutely up-to-date.

You can check it out by clicking here for Halloween Horror Nights Orlando.

Halloween Horror Nights began as a three-night event with one haunted house. It now lasts for an entire month, takes place across a completely transformed Universal Studios Florida, and features eight haunted houses, outdoor scare zones, and hundreds of specially trained “scare-actors.”

The Halloween creative team takes an entire year to plan for and prepare Halloween Horror Nights. This year’s event will continue to push boundaries and create entirely new ways for our guests to experience the extreme.

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  • James Coker

    you know what they need to do for next year, Make a Hellraiser Maze and an Evil Dead 2 Maze, you could do ALOT with those two

Steve Barton

You're such an inspiration for the ways that I will never, ever choose to be.