Creepshow is a horror anthology movie released in 1982 and brought to you from the minds of the brilliant Stephen King and George A. Romero. The movie birthed a sequel in 1987 and 2006. The streaming service Shudder is releasing an anthology series based on the movie and although we don’t know when its coming, we do have some details. Shudder have revealed more information on who will be starring and what the episodes will be about.
Starring in Creepshow are Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi) and Big Boi (Antwan Patton), Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Davison, and DJ Qualls, Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, David Arquette, Tobin Bell, Tricia Helfer and Dana Gould.
There will be six episodes and each episode will contain two stories. So here’s what you can expect from the twelve stories featured in the upcoming Creepshow…
- All Hallows Eve – Even then they’re a little too old, this group of friends still want to trick-or-treat but getting candy isn’t all they are looking for. Written by Bruce Jones and directed by John Harrison.
- Bad Wolf Down – A group of American soldiers, trapped behind enemy lines during World War II, finds an unconventional way to even the odds. Written and directed by Rob Schrab.
- By The Silver Water Of Lake Champlain – Her dad died looking for the monster living at the bottom of Lake Champlain, and now, will she? Original story by Jason Ciaramella and has been adapted by Jason Ciaramella. Tom Savini directs.
- The Companion – A young boy, bullied by his older brother, sneaks into an abandoned farm that is protected by a supernatural force. Dave Bruckner directs a story written by Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale and Keith Lansdale and adapted by Matt Venne.
- The Finger – An unhappy man discovers a severed, inhuman appendage on the street and brings it home, where it grows into a loyal companion with some deadly quirks. Written by David J. Schow and directed by Greg Nicotero.
- Gray Matter – Doc and Chief, two old-timers in a small, dying town, brave a storm to check on Richie, an alcoholic single father, after encountering his terrified son at the local convenience store. The story, first published in 1973, is part of King’s best-selling 1978 collection, Night Shift. Greg Nicotero directs the story that has been adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi.
- The House of the Head – Evie’s discovers her new dollhouse might be haunted. Written by Josh Malerman and directed by John Harrison.
- Lydia Layne’s Better Half –A powerful woman denies a promotion to her protégée and lover but fails to anticipate the fallout. Roxanne Benjamin directs the story written by John Harrison and Greg Nicotero and adapted by John Harrison.
- The Man in the Suitcase – A college student brings the wrong bag home from the airport only to find a pretzeled man trapped inside, afflicted by a strange condition that turns his pain into gold. Written by Christopher Buehlman and directed by Dave Bruckner.
- Night of the Paw – A lonely mortician finds company in the ultimate ‘be careful what you wish for’ story. John Harrison directs the script written by John Esposito.
- Skincrawlers – A man considers a miraculous new treatment for weight loss that turns out to have unexpected complications. Written by Paul Dini and Stephen Langford and directed by Roxanne Benjamin.
- Time is Though in Musky Holler – Leaders who once controlled a town through fear and intimidation get a taste of their own medicine. John Skipp and Dori Miller adapted their short story and John Harrison directs.
We don’t have a release date yet but hopefully we’ll get some material soon. I can’t wait to see some of these episodes.
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