Screams of celebrities could be heard ringing across East London this week. When the Annabelle: Creation horror experience opened its doors in Stratford – resulting in some hilarious scares!
Warner Bros Pictures and New Line Cinema invited the bravest to the ultimate scare challenge of babysitting the possessed doll, ahead of the release of Annabelle: Creation – the next chapter in the The Conjuring universe.
Celebrities attending the opening night included Inbetweeners star James Buckley, Made in Chelsea stars Lucy Watson, Tina Stinnes and Olivia Bentley, popstar Talia Storm, and scream queen Nikki Grahame of Big Brother fame.
Tina Stinnes (Made in Chelsea/Love Island) – “I don’t think I’ve ever been so scared in my entire life.”
Nikki Grahame (Big Brother) – “It’s a total relief that it’s all over I thought I was just getting caught up in this like terror… this horror.”
Clair Meeks (Attending with husband James Buckley) – “It was so scary, and for a second you forget that it’s not real.”
Yasmin Evans (Radio 1Xtra) – “I felt like I was in the film! Very, very good.”
The immersive horror experience, conjured up by some of the creative team behind David Copperfield. Featuring actual props from the hotly anticipated new film, opening in cinemas across the UK on August 11th. Combines magic effects, theatrical sound and lighting, and immersive theatre to give visitors the fright of their lives. It has been brought to life in close consultation with the filmmakers, including director David F. Sandberg.
Taking place in a creepy, purpose-built Victorian mansion on the site of the Old Town Hall in Stratford. Annabelle’s House promises to give guests the most nail-biting twenty minutes of their lives – using fright techniques prepared especially for this challenge!
In Annabelle: Creation, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home. Soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
From the director of Lights Out, David F. Sandberg and master of horror, James Wan – Annabelle: Creation creeps into UK theatres on August 11th 2017.