Halloween Treat: Check In to #Room301 with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
We hope you’ve been enjoying our “Halloween Treat” series of odds and ends we’ve encountered during this Halloween season, and up now we have Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson inviting you to check in to #Room301 in his Haunted Hotel… where fear awaits.
Of course this new video series hails from Blumhouse (who else?) in conjunction with YouTube Spaces.
From the Press Release:
In The Rock’s Haunted Hotel, a 360° VR mega-collab video directed by Jesse Wellens from PrankVsPrank and DownRangeGaming, some of YouTube’s top creators, including FuriousPete, Gabbie Hanna of The Gabbie Show, and LaToya from LaToya Forever, plus many more of your favorite stars receive a key from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to enter #Room301 — also known as YouTube Purgatory — which will inevitably lead them to experience their worst fears.
The unlikely hotel concierge is welcoming unsuspecting guests into a hotel with surprises in store via a series of videos that are part of a horror-inspired, virtual reality production program by YouTube Spaces worldwide, in partnership with Blumhouse Productions and renowned producer Jason Blum.
Horror is around you no matter which way you turn in this real scares with virtual reality program. Over 100 top YouTube creators from around the world produced 360-degree VR videos shot on terrifying cinematic sets – a hotel room simply known as Room 301, inspired by the nail-biting Blumhouse film aesthetic at YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Berlin, Toronto, and New York that answer the question: What is your worst fear?
Also, look what happens behind the scenes when the YouTubers perform a seance to turn The Rock back from a ghost.
Below are a few more #Room301 videos from the YouTube Spaces program. Check them out, and let us know which are your favorites!
- What’s in the mirror? Chachi Gonzales does a choreographed solo dance routine in the hotel room, but when power surges begin, creepy figures appear in the mirrors. Is she alone?
- KrazyRayRay checks in to the hotel with her bestie, ChloeCouture; but not long after they arrive, they encounter a masked man with a chainsaw!
- FuriousPete eats some of the world’s most horrifying things with ease — until he has to eat his worst fear: mayonnaise!
New videos are going live daily through Halloween at youtube.com/360.