Streaming platform Hulu is back for its third annual Huluween extravaganza and this year they’re pulling out all the stops with original films, a drive-in movie theater event, and an immersive online experience that fans can enjoy from home!
Their expanded Huluween platform this year includes three categories:
- Screamy as Hell: for the hardcore fans
- Spooky Not Scary: for those who like the chills, but not necessarily the big scares
- Humorous Horror: for those who like to laugh along with their frights
In addition to their existing horror catalog, Huluween will premiere five new original films and series. The streaming service will also host 30 Bite Size Halloween short films featuring some of the most talented and terrifying up and coming talent in genre filmmaking.
Those five new original titles include:
Monsterland: Based on short stories by Nathan Balingrud, this eight-part series is set to drop on October 2nd.
Books of Blood: Inspired by the famed story collections by Clive Barker, this anthology films promises to be one to remember and is set to premiere on October 7th!
Helstrom: Based on the Marvel comics, the series tells the story of son and daughter of a notorious serial killer who spend their days tracking down the worst of humanity. Look for it on October 16th!
Bad Hair: Set in 1989, this film from Justin Simien follows an ambitious young woman who, to her horror, discovers that her hair may have a mind of its own. Look for it on October 23rd!
Madagascar: A Little Wild “A Fang-Tastic Halloween”: This holiday special is made for the whole family! fter hearing spooky rumors about the new habitat resident – A BAT – Marty is determined to protect his friends from the newcomer. But when the bat helps him out of a tough situation, Marty learns it’s better to get to know someone rather than judge them on false stereotypes. Look for it on October 21st!
Drive in Theater Event:
For Los Angeles-based Halloween fans, Hulu is hosting a drive-in theater event filled with frights and delights, including an immersive haunted drive-through, the L.A. premiere of Bad Hair, and (s)care packages for all attendees over the course of four nights. The event will run from October 22nd-25th at the LA Equestrian Center and will feature screenings of Hocus Pocus, Hulu Original Books of Blood, Beetlejuice, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Carrie (1976). Music superstar DJ D-Nice will open the weekend with a performance at the Bad Hair premiere on Thursday, and will return again to close out the experience on Sunday, truly making this a must-attend event. Halloween fans can request tickets at huluween.com beginning Monday, September 28th. Tickets are limited to 150 cars per screening.
The Screamlands Online Experience:
All Huluween fans are invited to visit The Screamlands, Hulu’s first-ever online haunted immersive experience. Beginning Thursday, October 8th, visitors 18 years and older can travel through the immersive, 360-degree online experience that features five scream-inducing rooms like “Bad Hair Hellway” and “Huluween Hall” which include spooky surprises behind every turn.