Universal City, California, June 17, 2010—The Halloween Horror Nights event at Universal Studios Hollywood SM will expand in 2010, growing to a 17-night schedule, offering spine-chilling new mazes based upon the horror genre’s most compelling characters, all created in collaboration with top filmmakers and artists. This year’s event will also include a tram ride through the world’s largest and most intense 3D experience, King Kong 360 3D, created by Peter Jackson.
The 2010 “Halloween Horror Nights” 17 nights of terror will begin on Friday, September 24 and continue on weekend and other selected nights through Sunday, October 31. New content for the event’s expanded number of attractions, including five mazes, six “scare zones” and a new “Terror Tram” experience, will be announced shortly.
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®,” “Revenge of the MummySM – The Ride” and “Jurassic Park® In the Dark.”
Updates on “Halloween Horror Nights” will be available at www.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).”
Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A., is a unit of Universal Parks & Resorts, a part of NBC Universal. NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi.