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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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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Alexander Skarsgard Takes On The Role Of Randall Flagg In Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ Series

Yet another member of the Skarsgard family will be taking on the role of a villain in the Stephen King universe with Alexander Skarsgard playing Randall Flagg, aka The Man In Black in the upcoming CBS All Access series of Stephen King’s “The Stand”. It is said that the upcoming series will consist of ten episodes and will also star James Marsden (Westworld), Amber Heard (Aquaman), Jovan Adepo (The Leftovers), Odessa Young (Assassination Nation) and Henry Zaga (13 Reasons Why). In “The Stand”, the character of Randall Flagg is a charismatic, demonic leader who is the head of a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas. He is preparing for the final showdown between good and evil, and is determined that his side will win. Flagg’s character was introduced in “The Stand”, but is also a character that is prominent in King’s “Dark Tower” book series as well! Appearing on ABC’s The View, Stephen King also confirmed several new cast members. As well as Skarsgård, we’ll be seeing Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost), Owen Teague (Bloodline), Brad William Henke (Orange Is …

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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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New Trailer Revealed For ‘Doctor Sleep’

“Doctor Sleep” continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining.  Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh Curran star in the supernatural thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, from his own screenplay based upon the novel by Stephen King. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace.  But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the “shine.”  Instinctively recognizing that Dan shares her power, Abra has sought him out, desperate for his help against the merciless Rose the Hat and her followers, The True Knot, who feed off the shine of innocents in their quest for immortality. Forming an unlikely alliance, Dan and Abra engage in a brutal life-or-death battle with Rose.  Abra’s innocence and fearless embrace of her shine compel Dan to call upon his own powers as never before—at once facing his fears and reawakening the ghosts of the past. …

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IT Chapter Two Review

We went and saw a movie I have been waiting all year to see, IT Chapter Two. The movie will hit theater’s this week and will surely be a delight for fans of Stephen King and his killer clown creation Pennywise. The movie was well worth the wait, and don’t be surprised if you see more Pennywise costumes this Halloween. Pennywise has returned after a twenty-seven-year slumber and begins feasting on the children of Derry once more. The Loser’s Club who first defeated Pennywise years before must return to their old town to defeat the killer clown once and for all. Whoever did the casting to cast the adult Loser’s should win an award. Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, and Andy Bean all portray the adult Losers. I got to admit Bill Hader hit it out of the park playing adult Richie Tozier is a very successful comedian, but after learning about Derry, he loses all his confidence. Just like the 2017 film, IT Chapter Two follows the 1986 novel by horror writer …

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Warner Bros Releases Doctor Sleep Teaser Trailer

  “Doctor Sleep” continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining.  Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh Curran star in the supernatural thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, from his own screenplay based upon the novel by Stephen King. Still irrevocably scarred by the more »

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Tim Robbin’s Returns To the Stephen King Universe In Castle Rock Season 2

It was recently revealed that Castle Rock will be returning for a season 2. I was excited to learn that Tim Robbins will be returning to the Stephen King universe. Robbins portrayed Andy Dufrensne in the critically acclaimed film The Shawshank Redemption.  That film was based on the novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption which more »

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The ‘IT CHAPTER TWO’ Teaser Trailer Has Been Released!

After the amazing success of the first installment of Warner Bros. adaptation of Stephen King’s epic “IT”, we could hardly contain our excitement to see what they would have in store for us with the sequel. The highly anticipated teaser trailer for “IT CHAPTER TWO” has finally been revealed and from the look of things, more »

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Stephen King Will Be On Mick Garris Podcast Post Mortem On May 8th

Two of my favorite people will once again be teaming up, Stephen King will be making a rare appearance on writer/director Mick Garris’s podcast Post Mortem.  It seems like everybody has a podcast nowadays. Even I have a podcast called Coffee and Conspiracy. Podcasting can be a positive thing for many reasons. One of those 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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