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Universal Studios Hollywood Announces The Walking Dead PERMANENT Attraction


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For 2 years, Universal Studios Hollywood has been quietly working on a secret project and Universal Hollywood has finally announced The Walking Dead PERMANENT attraction.TWD fans will be able to get their Walking Dead experience fix in just a few months!

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Universal Studios in California has upped their Halloween Horror Nights game. The Walking Dead mazes have been a part of the seasonal event for the last 3 years. Now, the draw will become a permanent fixture at the ultimate vacation destination.

There aren’t too many confirmed details, but Universal Studios Hollywood Creative Director John Murdy did reveal a few teasers. Murdy told KPCC, “What we want to do with this experience is put our guests in the footsteps of the human survivors of the show to make them feel like they’re reliving that experience by focusing on some of the most iconic scenes and environments, characters from The Walking Dead.”

Sounds like the TWD experience will echo the mazes, but is described as a “walk-through attraction” that gives guests “a living version of the show.” Murdy further elaborated saying, “I think there’s a big difference between creating a permanent attraction, like the Walking Dead experience we’re working on right now, versus something we would have created in the past for Halloween Horror Nights. No matter how elaborate those experiences are, they’re temporary in nature.”

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This is just another transformation Universal Studios has underwent. The addition of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is just a piece of the transformation game. Typically, the Orlando location sees the first round of changes, but Hollywood will get the heads up the Florida park for The Walking Dead permanent attraction.

Parents take note – this attraction will NOT be kid-friendly. Murdy stated that the attraction will not be recommended for guests under the age of 13. It will also be located at the front of the park when you first walk in, so make plans to distract little ones when entering the park.

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  1. Michele says

    IF I ever go to Universal Studios I will be sure to keep my eyes tightly shut as I pass by the Walking Dead–I am known for getting scared very easily!! Now there are lots and lots of others who would love this I am sure and they will see me sneak past it with the under 13 year olds!!

  2. Alicia Taylor says

    You just made my day! I missed this the year they had it as part of their Halloween Horror Nights. I can’t believe they put in a permanent attraction for it. I’ve already seen Harry Potter – now it’s time for another trip.

  3. Liz Mays says

    How exciting! My boyfriend would finally want to go to Universal with me for this. He loves the show!

  4. Carrie says

    This looks awesome!! Maybe one day we will make it back to the states so that we can go to it!

  5. Neely Moldovan says

    My husband loves The Walking Dead i’ll have to tell him about this

  6. Holly @ Woman Tribune says

    I saw the news about the Walking Dead attraction while watching the Talking Dead last week and it looks SO AWESOME! If ever I needed a reason to get to Universal Hollywood, this is it.

  7. Rachel says

    I’m so excited for this! But very disappointed that it’s not opening at the Orlando location!

  8. Nicole Escat says

    Thi is very exciting! I want to know more about Walking Dead.

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