The streaming service Shudder has given the green light to a Creepshow TV series inspired by the classic 1982 horror anthology film of the same name. Greg Nicotero, the Walking Dead executive producer and makeup effects wizard, is attached to direct, executive-produce, and supervise the show’s creative elements.
The new Creepshow series, scheduled to debut on Shudder in 2019, will fulfil the promise of the original film’s tagline “The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have Being Scared.” Each episode of the anthology series will tell original fun and scary stories, and will be helmed by a different director, with Nicotero directing the first episode and his Oscar® and multiple Emmy® award-winning company KNB EFX GROUP Inc. handling the creature and make-up FX.
The six-episode season will feature twelve total segments based on stories by other award-winning and acclaimed horror writers, including:
“By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” by Joe Hill (NOS4A2) – Directed by Tom Savini!
“House of the Head” by Josh Malerman (Bird Box)
“The Companion” by Joe Lansdale (The Bottoms)
“The Man in the Suitcase” by Christopher Buehlman (The Lesser Dead)
“All Hallows Eve” by Bruce Jones (The Hitchhiker)
“Night of the Paw” by John Esposito (The Walking Dead: Webisodes)
“Bad Wolf Down” by Rob Schrab (Monster House)
“Creepshow” will premiere on Shudder September 26, 2019 with 12 segments playing across 6 episodes. New episodes premiere Thursdays through October 31.
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Executive producer Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) was inspired to become a filmmaker after an early visit to the original Creepshow (1982) set. Now he’s resurrected the franchise as a new Shudder original series. Go behind the scenes to discover how Creepshow brought Nicotero’s professional life full circle and why the the show is a tribute to the late, great George A. Romero.
Creepshow premieres on Shudder Thursday, Sept. 26, and stars David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell, Big Boi, Jeffrey Combs, Kid Cudi, Bruce Davison, Giancarlo Esposito, Dana Gould, Tricia Helfer and DJ Qualls.
Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell, Giancarlo Esposito, David Arquette, Tricia Helfer, DJ Qualls, Dana Gould and Jeffrey Combs all share what it was like to work with executive producer Greg Nicotero on Shudder’s new Creepshow series. Creepshow premieres Thursday, Sept. 26.
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