Shudder Renews ‘Creepshow’ For Season Two

Following a record-setting first season, Shudder — AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural — today announced the season two renewal of its horror anthology series, Creepshow. Executive produced by showrunner Greg Nicotero (​The Walking Dead), Creepshow is based on the iconic 1982 movie written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero.  Creepshow, Shudder’s first hour-long scripted series, has been a hit with its members and critics alike. The series is rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was called one of the “10 best shows on TV right now“ by Paste Magazine. More than 50% of Shudder members watched at least one episode of the series, and the show has also helped drive record growth for the streaming service.  “Creepshow has met every expectation we had for Shudder’s first original scripted series and then some, with record numbers across the board,” said Shudder GM Craig Engler. “Greg Nicotero and his team delivered an amazing show that’s unlike anything else on TV and we’re thrilled and delighted to bring it back for another season.” “For me, Creepshow has been a true …

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Shudder Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights To Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired exclusive streaming rights in the U.S. and Canada to 3 from Hell, the blood-soaked new chapter in director Rob Zombie’s vicious “Rejects” trilogy, the service announced today. The film is slated to premiere on Shudder in February 2020. 3 from Hell will join other Rob Zombie classics on Shudder including 31 (a Shudder Exclusive), The Devil’s Rejects and House of 1000 Corpses. In September and October, Saban Films, Lionsgate and Fathom Events presented 3 From Hell in select theatres, grossing $2.249M over 4 days.  The deal was negotiated by Shudder and Saban Film’s Jonathan Saba. “After more than 10 years, Rob Zombie has delivered. 3 From Hell has the grit, blood and bite we’d expect from a highly anticipated sequel to the crucial Devil’s Rejects. As we were with Zombie’s 31, Shudder is thrilled to shock and shake our members with the return of the Fireflies,” said Craig Engler, General Manager, Shudder. After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with …

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Shudder Acquires Mysterious Seaside Horror ‘The Beach House’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced today that it has acquired all rights in its territories to seaside horror The Beach House following its North American premiere as the opening night film at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. The debut film from writer-director Jeffrey A. Brown, The Beach House stars Liana Liberato, Noah Le Gros, Jake Weber and Maryanne Nagel and had its world premiere earlier this month at the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival and the Sitges Film Festival. It was produced by Andrew D. Corkin (We Are What We Are, A Vigilante), Tyler Davidson (Take Shelter, The Signal), Sophia Lin (Take Shelter, Compliance). The deal was negotiated by Emily Gotto on behalf of Shudder, and by ICM and James Norrie of AMP International on behalf of the filmmakers. The Beach House is slated to premiere on Shudder next year. Hoping to reignite their relationship, Emily (Liana Liberato, Light as a Feather) and Randall (Noah Le Gros, Depraved) arrive at their weekend getaway only to discover a peculiar older couple already staying …

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The Last Drive-In Returns For ‘Joe Bobs’s Halloween Hootenanny’ On Shudder!

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, announced today that Joe Bob Briggs, the world’s foremost drive-in movie critic, will return on October 25 with an all-new special, Joe Bob’s Halloween Hootenanny. The hosted triple feature will stream live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Shudder in the U.S. and Canada. It will also be made available on-demand later in October. Yes, we’re calling it a Halloween Hootenanny, and, no, I’m not doing the promo again. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25! WE’RE BAAAAAAAACK! @Shudder @kinky_horror pic.twitter.com/k2RPmgAM1n — Joe Bob Briggs (@therealjoebob) October 7, 2019 “As we were preparing for Season 2 of The Last Drive-In, we unearthed three forgotten gems that are all Halloween-themed and decided it was time for a Halloween Hootenanny. Or maybe I’m lying about that and we’re programming three iconic Halloween favorites. Or maybe we’re counter-programming with flicks that have absolutely nothing to do with Halloween. The great thing about spending October 25 with us is that, as Forrest Gump says, you never know what you’re gonna get. What we can promise is …

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Creepshow Is Now Streaming On Shudder

Shudder is excited to announce the premiere episode of Shudder’s highly-anticipated anthology series Creepshow is now available to stream! Based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero, and executive produced by Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), the series officially premieres tonight at 9:00 pm ET/6:00 pm PT, both on the Shudder TV live-stream and on-demand. As a treat for fans, the streaming service has released the episode early for on-demand viewing. Shudder is available on your favorite devices and platforms, now including Apple TV Channels. The series premiere episode features two stories: “Gray Matter” Richie’s drinking habit was getting out of control, but no one expected his thirst to become insatiable. His appetite grew from beer, to animals, to people; and with a hurricane closing in, Richie begins to devour everything in sight. Written by: Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi, based on the short story “Gray Matter” by Stephen King Directed by: Greg Nicotero Cast: Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, Tobin Bell, Christopher Nathan, Jesse C. Boyd “The House of the Head”  Evie’s dolls are …

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Creepshow Is Coming For You On Shudder

In less than three weeks one of the most highly anticipated shows is coming to Shudder. Creepshow will debut on the horror streaming service on September 26th 2019.  Creepshow will comprise of six episodes with two horror stories per episode. The series will take place after the last two films with the same concept. The original Creepshow movie came out all the way back in 1982 and featured stories by Stephen King and was directed by horror legend George Romero. Greg Nicotero will be the showrunner for the series and will also direct an episode. Tom Savani who originally worked on the original Creepshow will also direct an episode called “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain/The Companion. Adrienne Barbeau who appeared in the original movie will appear in an upcoming episode. We had the opportunity to sit down this past July at San Diego Comic-Con and talk to showrunner Greg Nicotero and some of the cast members that will appear in the series including DJ Qualls, Tricia Helfer, and Giancarlo Esposito. DJ Quals: fell in love with Greg Nicotero’s …

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Shudder Releases First Creepshow Trailer at San Diego Comic Con, Announces Series Debut Date

Shudder debuted the first trailer for its new horror anthology series Creepshow ahead of the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con today and announced the series will premiere on September 26.. The panel, moderated by Los Angeles Times’ film reporter Jen Yamato, will feature cast members Giancarlo Esposito(Better Call Saul), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica, Lucifer), Adrienne Barbeau (1982’s Creepshow, The Fog) andDJ Qualls (The Man in the High Castle, Supernatural), along with showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) and bestselling horror author Joe Hill (NOS4A2). Earlier this week Shudder released the official Creepshow poster. Signed copies of the poster are available at the network’s Comic-Con Booth #4020 exclusively for current members and those who sign up for Shudder at the convention.. In addition, Shudder announced the two Creepshow stories that will be featured in the show’s premiere episode: the Stephen King story “Gray Matter,” adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi (The Commuter) and directed by series showrunner Greg Nicotero, which stars Barbeau, Esposito and Tobin Bell (Saw); and “House of the Head,” written by Josh Malerman (Bird Box) and directed by John Harrison (Book of Blood, Tales from the Crypt). Harrison was also the first assistant director for …

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The Lastest News On Shudder’s Creepshow

Here is the latest news on Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced additional casting for its upcoming Creepshow anthology series, executive produced by Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead). Joining the cast are Grammy winners Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi) and Big Boi (Antwan Patton), along with Jeffrey Combs (Star more »

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Greg Nicotero Talk’s Creepshow

Shudder has announced eight of the twelve segments that will make up Creepshow’s six-episode season, including an adaptation of the Stephen King story “Gray Matter,” adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi (The Commuter) and directed by series showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), as well as the following segments based on stories by other award-winning and acclaimed more »

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SHUDDER ACQUIRES BREAKTHROUGH HORROR FILM TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID

It’s been called “one of 2018’s best-undistributed films” (SlashFilm) and“the best Guillermo del Toro movie he never made” (iO9). Now you can also call it a ShudderExclusive. Shudder, AMC Networks’ streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, announced today that it has picked up all rights to writer/director Issa Lopez’s acclaimed feature Tigers Are more »

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ADRIENNE BARBEAU, GIANCARLO ESPOSITO AND TOBIN BELL CAST IN CREEPSHOW ADAPTATION OF STEPHEN KING’S “GRAY MATTER”

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced initial casting for its upcoming horror anthology series, Creepshow, based on the iconic 1982 film written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero. Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), and Tobin Bell (Saw) will star in the more »

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Production Begins On Greg Nicotero’s Creepshow Anthology Series For Shudder

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for thriller, suspense, and horror, announced today that production has begun on its first long-form original TV series, Creepshow, in Atlanta, GA. Executive produced by The Walking Dead’s Greg Nicotero, the horror series is based on the iconic 1982 anthology film written by Stephen King and directed by George more »

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