A reimagining of the movie by director George Romero and author Stephen King, Shudder‘s Creepshow will debut on the streaming service later this month and can convey with it a cavalcade of chaos, as witnessed in the above trailer. The new sequence will function diversifications of tales by King and his son, author Joe Hill, who additionally had a small function in the 1982 film as a misbehaving baby, amongst different writers. Not solely is there tons of expertise behind the digicam, however in entrance of it as nicely, with actors like Tobin Bell (Saw), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), and star of the authentic movie Adrienne Barbeau all showing. Creepshow debuts on Shudder on September 26th.
The first season may also function segments based mostly on tales by award-winning and acclaimed writers together with “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” by Joe Hill, “The Companion” by Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale, and Keith Lansdale, “The Finger” by David J. Schow, “Lydia Layne’s Better Half” by John Harrison and Greg Nicotero, “Night of the Paw” by John Esposito, “Bad Wolf Down” by Rob Schrab, “All Hallows Eve” by Bruce Jones, “The Man in the Suitcase” by Christopher Buehlman, “Times is Tough in Musky Holler” by John Skipp and Dori Miller, and “Skincrawlers” Paul Dini and Stephen Langford.”
The sequence stars David Arquette (Scream franchise), Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Tobin Bell (Saw), Big Boi (Antwan Patton), Jeffrey Combs (Star Trek, Re-Animator), Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi), Bruce Davison (Longtime Companion, X-Men), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Dana Gould (The Simpsons, Stan Against Evil), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica, Lucifer) and DJ Qualls (The Man in the High Castle, Supernatural).
The authentic movie earned two sequels, each of which honored the spirit of its predecessor by delivering audiences an anthology of varied horror tales. Not solely does this upcoming TV sequence comply with the similar format, but it surely additionally provides Easter eggs for religious followers of the authentic film.
At the sequence’ San Diego Comic-Con panel, showrunner Greg Nicotero confirmed that an ashtray that appeared in every phase of the authentic movie may also be seen in every phase of the new sequence.
“It’s not a reboot, it’s not a retelling,” Nicotero clarified. “George [Romero] and Steve [King] had been so forward of their time, as a result of of their love for EC Comics. The shit that I like, it’s the similar stuff that all of us love. It’s Jaws, and Dawn of the Dead, and Salem’s Lot. The stuff that I may watch or learn 100 instances. And now now we have Creepshow — it comes, for me, from a spot of love. I like these items a lot. We’re all right here for the similar cause, and I’m grateful for the followers that help this.”
Check out the Creepshow sequence premiere on September 26th.
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