The Weeknd collaborating with Universal for new Halloween Horror Nights house this fall

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Weeknd is coming.


The award-winning artist is joining forces with Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights on The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare, an all-new terrifying haunted house based on his album, “After Hours,” Universal announced Tuesday.

“After Hours” is The Weeknd’s fourth consecutive no. 1 album and included hits such as “Too Late,” “Heartless,” “In Your Eyes” and “Blinding Lights.”

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Select tracks from the album will be reimagined as a horror movie soundtrack for the outrageously haunting experience, Universal said.

See the announcement video below:

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“I always wanted my own Halloween Horror Nights haunted house as Halloween has always been significant to my music, so this is a total dream come to life,” Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye said in a news release. “I feel like my music videos have served as a launching pad for a collaboration like this, and I cannot wait for people to experience this madness!”

The haunted houses will debut at both Orlando and Hollywood.

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“This is an unprecedented haunted house that is going to shatter the expectations of our guests and immerse them in an unforgettable experience that is equally unexpected and terrifying,” Charles Gray, Senior Show Director for Entertainment Creative Development at Universal Orlando Resort, said in a news release.

Halloween Horror Nights begins Sept. 2 in Orlando. Click here for tickets.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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