Creepshow first debuted in 1982 that paid its respects to horror comics from the '50s. And, well it is back again as a reboot to scare the living daylights out of guests.
Southern California's Midsummer Scream convention announced yesterday that Creepshow will be making its way to scare the living daylights out of guests with an all-new Halloween Horror Nights maze. The show first premiered in 1982, where two masters of horror came together to deliver an anthology film that paid its respects to horror comics from the '50s. It was directed by George Romero and written by Carrie and The Shining author Stephen King. The movie included George Romero and written by Carrie and The Shining author Stephen King.
The Creep is coming to the Park, and he’s bringing his twisted tales of terror along with him. Creepshow comes alive at #UniversalHHN in 2019! Tickets are on sale NOW: https://t.co/2Yqg2wLYlV pic.twitter.com/C6OMY7kcsd— Horror Nights (@HorrorNights) 4 August 2019
It is going to be a big year of the 'Creepshow' fans as not only is there a TV series adaptation on the way from streaming service Shudder, but Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood will be debuting all-new mazes to honor the film. According to the press release, it says, "The original Creepshow movie, created by legendary director George Romero, and the all-new series, debuting on Shudder’s streaming service, reimagined by acclaimed make-up artist, director, and executive producer, Greg Nicotero, invites Halloween Horror Nights guests to step into the anthology’s comic book pages to experience five terrible tales of terror guided by The Creep, the skeletal namesake of the comic book."
Greg Nicotero added, "I’ve partnered with Universal Studios Hollywood and ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ for years and it’s a thrill to bring Creepshow to life for the fans as part of this year’s iconic event. I consider myself honored to have had the opportunity to work alongside George Romero and many other groundbreaking filmmakers who have inspired me. So to be able to create a television show based on the Creepshow movie, and then see it come to life as a ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ maze is a great way to pay tribute to this legendary filmmaker and introduce this incredible anthology series to fans old and new.”
The executive producer of Halloween Horror Nights, John Murdy said, "We’re thrilled to bring this beloved horror classic to Halloween Horror Nights as well as introduce our fans to the upcoming Shudder series. We’ve had a long association with Greg Nicotero as part of Halloween Horror Nights and getting the opportunity to again work with his talented special effects team at KNB FX brings a whole other level of authenticity to this incredible maze experience.”
The show will begin on Friday, September 6 in Orlando and on Friday, September 13th in Hollywood. For other details, keep an eye out on this space as we will update it as soon as it comes out.