Extreme haunts a hit with horror fans

These immersive shows in the US put participants inside their own real-life horror movie

NEW YORK • On a recent Saturday night, 10 people were blindfolded and taken to a spot in the desert, 40 minutes outside Los Angeles.

They would each be playing a futuristic criminal who had been lobotomised and summoned to help investigators identify two bodies. Upon arrival, one of them, Mr Taylor Winters, 33, an engineer, was ushered into a vehicle.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2018, with the headline 'Extreme haunts a hit with horror fans'. Print Edition | Subscribe