Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights to cram a bunch of their past fright 'icons' into one haunted house


  • Screen capture courtesy Halloween Horror Nights/Facebook

Universal Orlando has announced a new haunted house for this year's Halloween Horror Nights, and it's the Halloween equivalent of a band playing a greatest-hits set.

Halloween Horror Nights Icons: Captured brings together some of the most fearsome original characters from past years of HHN and crams them all together into one building for maximum fright.

Universal Orlando ran down the rogues gallery thusly in case you need your memory jolted:

The Caretaker, a once well-respected surgeon who has become eerily infatuated with the removal of internal organs – especially while his patients are conscious
The Director, an aspiring filmmaker obsessed with capturing the suffering and torture of his victims on film – placing them in their very own living horror movie
The Usher, who seeks to invoke violent vengeance on those who don’t follow the rules of his theater
The Storyteller, who stops at nothing to entrap guests into her latest tales of terror, where no one lives happily ever after
Jack the Clown – the original Halloween Horror Nights icon and the most feared of them all – and his assistant Chance, a deadly pair who thrive on tormenting victims in ways that embody their sick sense of humor

Halloween Horror Nights Icons: Captured joins nine other themed haunted houses for HHN 2021.

Halloween Horror Nights begins Friday, Sept. 3, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 31. Tickets are currently on sale.

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