Universal Studios Hollywood rolled out the “dead” carpet today and unlocked those infamous “Don’t’ Open, Dead Inside” doors to reveal the brand-new “THE WALKING DEAD: A Walkthrough Attraction.” Opening officially to the public on Monday, July 4 the terror inside is inspired by the immensely popular AMC television series and features scenes and moments that fans of the show will instantly recognize.
MouseInfo guest staffers and Elaine and Madeline braved the toasty day for a peek at the horrors that awaited. Replacing the former House of Horrors, the permanent daytime walk-through attraction continues a legacy of providing year-round terror outside of the popular Halloween Horror Nights events.
Joining in today for the celebration of the new attraction was Greg Nicotero (Executive Producer, Director of “The Walking Dead” and owner of KNB Efx), Kyla Kenedy (“Mika Samuels” on “The Walking Dead”), Ross Marquand (“Aaron” on “the Walking Dead”), Brighton Sharbino (“Lizzie Samuels” on “The Walking Dead”), Michael Traynor (“Nicholas” on “The Walking Dead”), Scott Wilson (“Hershel Green” on “The Walking Dead”), and Yvette Nicole Brown (actress and “The Walking Dead” uber fan).
THE WALKING DEAD attraction is located within an entirely new, custom-built structure, situated within an expansive building complex just inside the theme park’s main entry. To bring it to life in a way that’s familiar to fans of the show, Universal Studios Hollywood partnered with THE WALKING DEAD creative team–including Nicotero and KNB Efx–to develop prosthetics, utilize original molds. The attraction reflects several of those new authentic walker make-up effects and also boasts several sophisticated animatronic walkers, detailed set design and costuming, and highly recognizable props replicated from the series.
THE WALKING DEAD attraction is located within an entirely new, custom-built structure, situated within an expansive building complex just inside the theme park’s main entry.
THE WALKING DEAD: A Walkthrough Attraction opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Monday, July 4.