Mike Myers Returns Home For Halloween Horror Nights 28 At Universal Orlando

You know him as the boogyman, the iconic white mask, his weapon of choice. Ladies and gentleman one of the icons of horror of Michael Myers is returning back home towards this year’s Halloween Horror Nights for- “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers”.

No one in Haddonfield is safe anymore, as Michael has broken out from a prison transfer and on the hunt for his niece as his pure force of destruction is no joke and lurking among the shadows. You will be dropped in the middle of Michael’s path as he hunts his niece and right in the center of the action. Not even Sam Loomis, Myer’s psychiatrist can’t even save you from the boogyman!

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Michael Myers returns back towards this year’s Halloween Horror Nights as part of the event’s history. Source: (©Universal Studios)

Michael will return home for this IP-house at both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort and where Universal Orlando will have a tie towards a 80s theme for the park.

Experience the nightmare and the iconic location of Haddonfield only at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights running on selected nights, Sept. 14-Nov. 3 and “Halloween 4” will mark its 30th anniversary and make sure you don’t freak out too much before coming out towards the event.

Tickets can be purchased and other vacation packages deal by checking out the site here and check out the announcement trailer down below. For everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

 

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Live Through The Screen Of ‘Poltergiest’ Coming Towards This Year’s Halloween Horror Nights

Best check underneath you’re bed for clowns…For the first time ever in Halloween Horror Nights history and the one of the most iconic paranormal films from the 1980s of “Poltergeist” is coming towards this year’s event.

Directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, and critically acclaimed as one of the best horror films ever made that was released back in 1982 that made $76.6 million at the domestic box office that weekend. According towards Forbes in which Creative Director and Executive Producer, John Murdy stated back in 2016 for “Poltergeist” and said that-

“I’d love to see the Poltergeist happen, the original in particular. I love that movie. Growing up seeing the clown, in particular, freaked me out.”

Dreams do come true don’t they now?

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Official poster release for “Poltergeist” coming towards this year’s Halloween Horror Nights” Source: (©Universal Studios)

Today, in which one of the most iconic IPs in horror genre history, and will be coming towards both Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando and Hollywood this year. Here’s what guests can expect for this film coming towards life at the event-

“The mazes will lure guests to the Freeling family house built atop a cemetery where malicious ghosts threaten the lives within.  From the underground graveyard to ghostly apparitions, guests will come face to face with infamous scenes from the film including the iconic flickering TV screen, menacing Beast from beyond and pool filled with floating corpses.”

“As guests cross into the ‘light,’ they will find themselves surrounded by a surreal landscape of vanishing walls, floating furniture and a creepy clown with a menacing smile.  In a rush against time, guests will be forced to make it back to the world of the living or forever be trapped…”

This will be the first ever groundbreaking film to ever come towards Halloween Horror Nights and redefined the paranormal and horror genre in which guests will be living through some of the most iconic scenes in the film to be adapted towards authentic-film set quality.

The IP-houses so far announced are Netflix’s Stranger Things as one of their most extremely popular shows to debut and the cult-classic and anthology film of “Trick r’ Treat“. Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights kicks off this September 14-November 3, 2018 and to find out more information for tickets and vacation package deals, can do so by checking it out on Universal’s official site here.

Check out the official announcement trailer down below and for everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

 

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Halloween Horror Nights 2018 At Universal Orlando Announces ‘Seeds of Extinction’ Original House

What this announcement sounds like something from straight out of the mega popular gaming franchise of “The Last of Us” with humanity is gone and turned into a post-apocalyptic world and the run over with overgrown greenery environments.

Today in joining this year’s Halloween Horror Nights line up at Universal Orlando as part of the original houses is called “Seeds of Extinction”. With the deep and creative stories that Universal comes up for these original houses, here’s how they are explaining it for this original story concept-

“A cataclysmic meteor has struck Earth, causing humans to become extinct, and something monstrous to take root. The virulent growth has swept across the planet, covering everything and choking out civilization within moments, creating a tableau of what once was. What appears to be a lush and green graveyard hides the most terrifying and hungry meat eaters. Predatory plants of all species use strangling vines, razor-sharp thorns, and poisonous pollens to encroach from all sides as you invade this new world.”

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One of the build sculpts that will be used for “Seeds of Extinction” at Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando. Source: (©Universal Orlando) 

For long veteran fans of Halloween Horror Nights, check out these references and Easter Eggs when you…try to survive the house.

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Reference towards “Lighting Gulch” original house from Halloween Horror Nights 2016? Source: (©Universal Orlando)

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Hmm, this reference seems familiar? Source: (©Universal Orlando)

The original houses line up so far for this year’s event is; “Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces“, “Dead Exposure: Patient Zero“, and “Slaughter Sinema“. Halloween Horror Nights kicks off this year September 14-November 3, 2018 and to check out more information for tickets and vacation packages by visiting Halloween Horror Nights’s official site here for Orlando.

Check out the officially released trailer down below and for everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com.

 

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NBCUniversal & Comcast Teases The Name For The Fourth Theme Park Coming To Universal Orlando

This morning in which NBCUniversal & Comcast held their second-quarter earrings call and just going over the current state for the company and the future plans going forward within the company. One of the biggest relieves during the call was the development for the company in “teasing” the name of the next park for Universal Orlando Resort for Park Four.

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During a segment of the call for a Q&A session, and in which an analyst asked about the patent filing that was filed last month for the name “Fantastic Worlds” and the application was being described as “entertainment services in the nature of amusement park and theme park services.” One of the questions asked during the call and a Comcast executive replied towards the question from the analyst at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and addressed by saying-

“We are looking at it, we love the theme park business. It’s one of our best, most consistent businesses. We think we have a lot of very long runway. Another gate in Florida would have the advantage of turning Florida from a two or three-day destination to potentially a weeklong destination. We think that would be attractive”

Comcast just filed the trademark name for “Fantastic Worlds” last month to use the word for their parks and for current and blockbuster properties that Universal owns ranging from the animation studio of DreamWorks, Nintendo, Harry Potter, and much more.

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The future site location for Park Four at Universal Orlando Resort that is southeast of where the current parks exist. Image Source: Bioreconstruct via Twitter

President/CEO of NBCUniversal, Steve Burke did address the matters of the fourth park being in development and replied by saying-

“In terms of as a new gate in Florida, we are looking at it. We filed, basically, a name registration,” Burke said. “We have a lot of great (intellectual property). We love the theme park business, it’s one of our best, most-consistent businesses, and we think we have a very long runway. Another gate in Florida would have the advantage of turning Florida from a two- or three-day destination to potentially a week-long destination. We think that would be attractive.”

As details are unknown of what will go into the fourth park and going based off the name for “Fantastic Worlds” could be the next iteration of the Harry Potter franchise for the “Fantastic Beasts” series of films and with the upcoming release of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” set to hit theaters this coming November 16, 2018 and two more films are planned after.

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The “Fantastic Beasts” film series are a possible and rumored candidate for Park Four for Universal Orlando’s next addition.

The Harry Potter franchise between the partnership of NBCUniversal & Comcast and Warner Brothers Entertainment is one of Universal’s most dominant franchises and the predecessor for Potter for “Fantastic Beasts” and the Universal concepts in “The Wizarding World” can bring countless options of what Universal Creative can create for the fourth park. This also includes thus the same with DreamWorks, Nintendo, and Illumination Entertainment for the countless options they can bring towards the table for the next park.

The location for the newest park is being told and being located south near I-Drive, south of Kirkman Drive and west of Intentional Drive and Universal has been in the process over the last several months and being reported of them owning “1,000 acres”. That’s also not including the former Wet N’ Wild property development even with the recent announcement of “The Endless Summer Resort” costing guests visiting the resort for under $100 dollars a night.

Also it’s not sure if Universal will include a second or larger addition of a CityWalk for shopping, dining, and more entertainment options for the next park.

As much Comcast and NBCUniversal executives are sharing their enthusiasm for this newest park addition towards the resort and the park is planned to be opening up some point in the 2020s time frame. This is a big goal for Universal and also rival competition for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary and all the newest additions that are coming towards their resort and their guests.

With so much park and hotel development going on right now for Universal and in which Universal is here to stay for families to book their next vacation in the Central Florida area. For everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com.

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Universal Orlando Announces ‘Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces’ For Halloween Horror Nights 28

What was once a fun and decorative carnival and time progresses and left the area to rot in pieces and leaving it abandoned from funhouses, roller coasters, candy stands and more. Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights has announced for this year, a brand new original house concept called “Carnival Graveyard: Rust In Pieces” as part this year’s line up.

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Guests (trespassers) will be screaming and paying with their life as “ride parts have become instruments of torture and the walls have been painted in the blood of those foolish enough to enter. These carnies won’t stop until they’ve had their fun-filled revenge.”  The past years of multiply carnivals in caramel-coats of paint have died but, something lurking in the dark has festered in the decay of the park.

This house announcement is part of massive 10 house line up at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 28 and being part of the ranks for other previously announced original house such as “Slaughter Sinema” and “Dead Exposure: Patient Zero” and many more at Universal Orlando.

Halloween Horror Nights 28 begins this September 14th-November 3rd and find out more information for tickets and booking information by visiting, their official site here to learn more.

Check out the teaser trailer down below and for everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

 

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Get A Behind The Scenes Look For Food And Beverages For Bar 17 Bistro At The Aventura Hotel At Universal Orlando

Sit back and relax as soon the newest hotel addition towards Universal Orlando is the upcoming Aventura Hotel that will open its doors towards the public on August 16th, 2018. Universal has come a long way for its construction process and being one of the state-of-the-art technologically advanced resorts on Universal property between the Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Lowe’s Sapphire Falls Hotel.

Today, in which Universal released some of the delicious food and beverage that guests can enjoy for Bar 17 Bistro on the 17th floor of this modern style type of hotel and will be featuring ceiling glass panels and giving you amazing views of Universal Orlando’s theme parks. Universal will be serving unique cocktails and delicious food options on small plates and trendy hot spots in cities, scattered across the world and Aventura will be a prime value resort.

Here’s what you can expect when you stay at the resort.

Beverages:

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Feeling in the mood for something refreshing and spicy? “The Firebird” is made with tequila, jalapeno, strawberry and cilantro – a refreshing cocktail with just the right amount of kick.

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If you’re looking for something to cool off with, and try out the “Complex Frozen Drinks” (not made with pre-made mixes) with rum, matcha and lime or bourbon, maple and grapefruit.

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The “Pineapple Tumeric Lemonade” is made for those who are not into non-alcoholic beverages and will be featured as a “mocktail” on the menu for a relaxing beverage and refreshing for the rooftop bar in Orlando.

Check out the other beverages down below for your drink beverage to try out.

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Food:

  • The salads are homegrown produce from the Florida region and are light, refreshing and citrus-inspired on the menu and are a guilt free indulgence
  • The Bao Buns that range from braised pork belly to lamb satay to tempura baby vegetables, including firecracker shrimp bao buns and are easy to share.
  • Finally, the Wagyu Beef Sliders that are gourmet burger sliders with locally-made brioche bun and French cheese. Topped off with horseradish mayo, gruyere cheese, roasted pepper chutney and watercress, served with a side of pomme frites.

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The Bar 17 Bistro will open up at 4:00 pm daily and reservations for booking reservations are now available for your stay at the resort and if you book a 4-night stay or longer, you’ll be eligible for free $50 hotel dining credit and can be used at the Bistro.

Aventura Hotel will open this August 16th at Universal Orlando Resort and for everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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Universal Orlando Cinematic Celebration Is Now Officially Open

The brand new nighttime spectacular for “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” is now officially open and no longer in technical rehearsals. While guests enjoy the park during the day and by night by the lagoon for a highly entertaining and next level experience based off Universal Orlando’s attractions and franchises.

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Universal’s franchises such as Jurassic World and E.T. are part of the brand new lagoon show for Cinematic Celebration. Source: (©Universal Orlando Resort)

Be part of the show and witness from your favorite franchises ranging from; Harry Potter, Jurassic World, The Fast and Furious films, and the crazy-fun Minions from Despicable Me by Illumination Entertainment. Featuring more than 120 dancing fountains with beautiful imagery of panoramic water screens, projection mapping, lasers and pyro and much more.

The location of the lagoon show is at Universal Orlando’s Central Park area and has an improved viewing area and the selected show times will be shown at the park. Check out a preview down below and for everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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Universal Studios Hollywood Commences The Announcement Of ‘The First Purge” Coming To Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios Hollywood and Blumhouse Productions are back it again in bringing one of Blumhouse’s most recognizable franchises of the “The Purge” towards this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. This year’s event will the prequel film that recently came out in theaters during the July 4th holiday week, for The First Purge. Unlike the mashup house from last year based off Blumhouse’s film library, and The First Purge will get its standalone treatment for a being a separate house and how the tradition started that was carried on through the film franchise.

Be prepared as this “will place guests at the heart of a controversial sociological experiment empowered by the New Founding Fathers of America’s (NFFA) desire to purge the nation of all hatred and crime by, ironically, permitting crime to take place as a means of ridding society of all ills. Guests will be at the mercy of luck and speed as they attempt to outsmart and outlive the anarchy.”

 

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Poster Image for The First Purge at Halloween Horror Nights. (Source: ©Universal Studios Hollywood)

Universal Studios Hollywood will be at this year’s Midsummer Scream, Halloween/horror con at the Long Beach Convention Center and will be the first time ever in joining, Universal Orlando’s Michael Aiello as both coasts collide for one huge Horror Nights panel.

The First Purge is now in theaters and Halloween Horror Nights begins this fall season on September 14th and check out the trailer down below, for one of America’s traditions. For everything Universal Parks and Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com.

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Midsummer Scream Announces And Welcomes Universal Orlando’s Michael Aiello Towards The Long Beach Convention Center

The Midsummer Scream hype train is in full force, as they are releasing more exciting news for Halloween/horror fans and bringing one of the best West Coast cons for the fans and sharing their love and passion of the holiday in what they can expect for the fall season. This will be the 3rd annual convention at the Long Beach Convention Center for Midsummer Scream, which includes some of the creative talented teams who were former members of Scare LA, including Creative Director and Editor/Owner of Theme Park Adventure, Rick West and welcoming fans underneath one roof for a 2-day weekend that includes; panels, the Hall of Shadows, educational workshops, and much more!

Midsummer Scream just announced a historical announcement and for the first time ever, for the con and will be welcoming Senior Director for Universal Creative Developement Entertainment, Mike Aiello from Universal Orlando Resort. Michael Aiello is well-known for his long contribution towards one of the United States’s most popular Halloween events for, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort. He was also responsible for the adaption of the cult-classic and comedy film and turned towards a live entertainment stage show for “Bill and Ted’s Most Excellent Halloween Adventure” that ended last year as part of its 26-year run. Despite the show’s ending last year and fans still claim of being one of Universal’s best live shows that they have created and staying up to date on the latest trends within the pop culture world.

 

 

Midsummer Scream’s headliner panel for Universal Studios’s Hollywood and Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights with John Murdy, Chris Williams, and Michael Aiello will be a panel not to miss for the fans. 

Aiello’s recent projects he has helped brought towards the resort for their guests’ to see and enjoy such as; “Blue” Raptor Encounter (Jurassic World films), Universal and Macy’s Holiday Parade, Christmas at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and The Secret Life of Pets parade float.

This will be a major panel as both coasts will be teaming up Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights’s Creative Director/Producer, John Murdy and Creative Art Director, John Murdy. Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando have announced one of the biggest IPs they have acquired based on the massive popular Netflix hit show for, Stranger Things and the cult-classic/anthology film of Trick R’ Treat that will be now a house for both coasts. The film was first introduced and featured as a scare-zone last year at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights and being voted as one of the best IP scare-zones that was ever brought towards the event.

Details for the panel will be announced at the convention center and will take place on Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 5pm PST at the Grand Ballroom. Midsummer Scream will take place on July 28 and July 29 at the Long Beach Convention Center, and tickets are available to purchase by visiting midsummer.org/tickets and all other information as well.

For everything Universal Parks & Resorts and the upcoming Halloween season, and for your themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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Universal Orlando Guests Can Limited Preview The New Show For Cinematic Celebration

Last night for the July 4th holiday over at Universal Orlando Resort and guests were taken by surprise and in which, Universal surprised them with their brand new show that they announced previously near the Central Park area of the park where their lagoon is.

As of right now and guests can preview, “Cinematic Celebration” for Universal’s technical rehearsals since it’s still in development before the final product is finally out for the new lagoon show. This new show is inspired by Universal Orlando’s blockbuster franchises and attractions being projected on water screens, like you’re watching a movie with; colorful projection mapping , pyrotechnics and more than 120 water fountains scattered across the lagoon.

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“Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” in development for this summer. Source: (©Universal Orlando)

Now is their some FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of “what is a technical rehearsal?” and Universal has addressed those questions:

  • What is a technical rehearsal?
    Technical rehearsal is a time for us to offer a limited number of guests the opportunity to preview our newest show as we make finishing touches in preparation for its official opening.
  • What can I expect during technical rehearsal?
    During technical rehearsal, “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” will open on a limited, unscheduled basis. Also, some of its elements may not be operational as we continue to test and refine all technical aspects of the show.
  • What are operating hours for “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” during technical rehearsal?
    Operating hours will not be set in advance and will vary as the show opens on a limited, unscheduled basis.
  • What can I experience during a technical rehearsal?
    During the technical rehearsal, you may be able to experience the entire show or certain elements as we work on putting the finishing touches on the show. Please keep in mind some elements of the show may not be operational as we continue to test and refine all technical aspects.

 

No official confirmation date of when the grand opening of when “Cinematic Celebration” will debut this summer and keep posted on Universal Orlando Resort’s blog for updates and their social media channels as well.

For everything Universal Parks & Resorts and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com

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