If you hear screaming, that’s me because UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JUST ANNOUNCED THEIR GHOSTBUSTERS HOUSE AT HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS!
Fans have been waiting for this for months as rumors ramped up and excitement reached a fever pitch. And then, we read the copy and our excitement went nuclear. Melting down the containment system nuclear.
Celebrating its 35th anniversary, you’ll jump through the movie screen of the original 1984 film and walk through some of your favorite scenes like the New York Public Library, the Temple of Gozer and more.
In this haunted house, you’ll be transported to the streets of New York as the rift between worlds opens, releasing ghoulish spirits, hideous specters and ectoplasm-dripping phantasms in every shape and size. Come face-to-face with the voracious Slimer, the all-power Gozer the Gozerian, Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man and more.
Peter, Ray, Egon and Winston will have to save the day as these paranormal creatures materialize in unexpected places – but will their proton packs be enough?
Halloween Horror Nights official page
And if that isn’t enough to get you excited, there’s this:
Get your proton packs on, fellow Ghostbusters! It’s on!
At Home has been the first on the scene with their Halloween merchandise for the last few years and it’s already hit the shelves as of June 2 in Memphis, with others reporting similar finds in their stores. While not all items were on display yet, there was already an aisle and a half of Halloween items with a center display being cleared for inflatables.
What does it look like so far? Well, let’s find out. Get ready. This post is mostly photos.
There was a large representation of what I would call “Game of Thrones Halloween.” Lots of dragons and medieval-esque items.
Believe it or not, it’s only a little more than 3 months before Halloween Horror Nights opens its doors to the public at Universal Orlando. As of this writing, there have been three houses announced and, as it’s been about a month since the last house was announced, it seems like we should be due for another announcement any moment now. Here’s what we know so far and what the rumor mill has been churning out as we wait for more details.
Stranger Things Is Back
Most people assumed this would be the case with the HHN 28 house being so popular that it was opened for a last hurrah daylight hours tour to the general public. Personally, I loved last year’s house, getting a good run by doing Stay and Scream and hitting the house as it first opened. The Demogorgons were on point, jumping out and opening their maw right in my face as I passed through the house. The set design was also top notch, making you feel as if you had genuinely stepped into Hawkins, Indiana in 1984.
The artwork and marketing copy for HHN 29’s house promises this house will follow the storyline of season two, so look for Demodogs, the Mind Flayer and more scenes in Hawkins Laboratory this time around. Prediction: We’ll get a scene that has us walk through the old school bus on the bone yard with a puppeteered Demodog trying to grab us through the roof of the bus.
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While Captain Marvel debuts in March, just giving her plenty of time to nearly become memory by Halloween, she will also be seen in the upcoming Avengers: End Game.
Halloween 2018 blessed us with many videos of people from all over dressing up and terrorizing kids while dressed as Pennywise. Don’t expect that to slow down as It Chapter 2 will debut in theaters on September 6 of this year.