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The Walking Dead gets permanent attraction at Universal Studios

Be scared all year round!

The Walking Dead is about to become a year-around event at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Comedian and television host Chris Hardwick announced during his post-Walking Dead talk show, The Talking Dead, that the amusement park would be building a permanent "state of the art" attraction for fans to visit.

According to Hardwick, the attraction will be built inside an entirely new structure that will mix live performers with animatronic and special effects to create one of "the most intense" experiences for Walking Dead fans.

Famous visual effects artist Greg Nicotero, who also serves on the show as a sometimes director, will be heavily involved with the creation of the attraction, according to Hardwick.

Normally, the attraction only runs during the Halloween season in October as a seasonal treat for visitors, but due to the immense success of the both the show, Universal decided to make it a staple in its park.

The first teaser for the attraction was tweeted out by AMC after the most recent episode of the show aired last night. You can check that out above.

The attraction is expected to open this summer.

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