Honestly, in our frightful fantasies, we could probably put on a semi-brave face when confronted with a single Universal Monster, even if our knees were knocking and our heart had instantly dropped to our tummy.
But squaring off against a trio of these cinematic scaries feels especially intense, especially when the ghouls in question are making their debut theme park appearance as a terrifying triumvirate.
The fall fright-tacular, which is known for its tech-tastic mazes, high-energy stage shows, themed treats, and fearsome backlot forays, has featured the iconic Universal Monsters in the past, those characters that rose to cinematic prominence in the 1930s in a number of now-timeless films from Universal Pictures.
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But while these famous fright figures have previously appeared in Halloween Horror Nights experiences, the three terrifiers set to turn up in 2022 will provide fans a fresh spin on these classic favorites.
And the upcoming, clutch-your-bestie-close line-up? Bestill our fluttering feelings: Dracula, the Mummy, and the Wolf Man will headline an all-new experience called "Legends Collide."
These lurking legends will all be seeking the Amulet of Ra, a treasure with powers untold. Will guests find themselves in the monstrous middle of the dastardly drama? Chances are as good as a full moon is bright.
Adding to the atmosphere of the haunted house will be an original soundtrack by SLASH, a feature sure to delight longtime fans of the autumn event. The acclaimed musician has created aural journeys for past Halloween Horror Nights adventures, and each has added further flavor, and a rocking vibe, to various stories.
The multi-night event will take place over several select evenings, starting on Sept. 8, with a wicked wrap-up on Halloween night.
Eager to secure your chilling chance to plunge into this realm of monster-y mayhem?
Don't howl, moan, or chuckle like a devious baddie might: Tickets will be on sale soon for the Universal Studios Hollywood tradition, one of the largest and most venerable of the region's Halloween season happenings.