The time for the big reveal has come and not one but two Walking Dead mazes are coming to Thorpe park for 2017 Fright Nights and we couldn’t be more excited!
The press release from the park:
Thorpe Park in Surrey has secured an exclusive deal with the U.S. television network AMC to launch two new live-action attractions based on the globally renowned TV series The Walking Dead. The mazes coincide with the premiere of The Walking Dead Season 8 on 23rd October at 9pm on FOX and the landmark 100th episode.
The indoor maze called The Walking Dead: Living Nightmare will see visitors experience terrifying iconic scenes of the global phenomenon, including the world’s first live attraction featuring of season 7. They will join other survivors on the brink of death at the mercy of the notorious Negan.
In The Walking Dead: Sanctum, guests will experience a live-action outdoor maze like no other. Following in the footsteps of survivors, they have to navigate their way past the roaming walkers or risk being captured.
Marketing executives at Thorpe Park Resort are trialing the new interactive gore-fest billboard in East London, with a view to rolling out the new advertising format nationwide in September and October. Mounted on a truck, it will be touring London to promote Fright Nights this autumn.
But they didn’t just do it via a bit of paper, Thorpe Park construction the worlds first living dead billboard in London!
The living billboard, which soaked unaware passing commuters in blood and guts this morning in London, was created using over 50 kilograms of offal (animal organs and entrails) and blood.