Creepshow (TV series)
by Stephen King & George A. Romero
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Production company(s)||Monster Agency Productions|
|Original release||September 26, 2019|
Creepshow is an upcoming American horror anthology web television series scheduled to debut on Shudder in 2019. A continuation of the first two films in the Creepshow franchise, the series will feature six episodes with two horror stories per episode.
On July 19, 2019, it was announced that the series will premiere on September 26, 2019.
The Creep tells audience members darkly grim horror stories from the pages of the Creepshow comic book.
On January 16, 2019, it was announced that one of the segments of the pilot episode will be based on Stephen King's short story, "Survivor Type" from his 1985 collection, Skeleton Crew. As with the feature films, the series will draw from short story fiction. Subsequently, the following were also announced as the basis for stories:
- Gray Matter by Stephen King
- By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain by Joe Hill
- The Companion by Joe R. Lansdale
- The House of the Head by Josh Malerman
- The Man in the Suitcase by Christopher Buehlman
- All Hallows Eve by Bruce Jones
- Times Is Tough in Musky Holler by John Skipp and Dori Miller
Original stories announced include:
- Lydia Layne’s Better Half by John Harrison and Greg Nicotero
- Skincrawlers written by Paul Dini and Stephen Langford
- Night of the Paw by John Esposito
- Bad Wolf Down by Rob Schrab
In April 2019, cast members announced included Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, and Tobin Bell. Subsequent announced cast members included David Arquette, Tricia Helfer, and Dana Gould. On June 20, 2019, Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Davison, DJ Qualls, Big Boi, and Kid Cudi were announced as additional cast members.
Unlike the film entries, the Creepshow series will feature several directors instead of one director. Announced segment directors include David Bruckner, Roxanne Benjamin, Rob Schrab, John Harrison, Greg Nicotero, and Tom Savini; the latter three having worked on the first two Creepshow features.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date |
|1||"All Hallows Eve/Bad Wolf Down"||John Harrison & Rob Schrab||Bruce Jones & Rob Schrab||September 26, 2019|
|2||"By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain/The Companion"||Tom Savini & Dave Bruckner||Story by : Joe Hill, Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale & Keith Lansdale |
Teleplay by : Jason Ciaramella & Matt Venne
|October 3, 2019|
|3||"The Finger/Gray Matter"||Greg Nicotero||Story by : David J. Schow and Stephen King |
Teleplay by : David J. Schow, Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi
|October 10, 2019|
|4||"The House of the Head/Lydia Layne’s Better Half"||John Harrison & Roxanne Benjamin||Story by : Josh Malerman, John Harrison & Greg Nicotero |
Teleplay by : Josh Malerman & John Harrison
|October 17, 2019|
|5||"The Man in the Suitcase/Night of the Paw"||Dave Bruckner & John Harrison||Christopher Buehlman & John Esposito||October 24, 2019|
|6||"Skincrawlers/Times is Tough in Musky Holler"||Roxanne Benjamin and John Harrison||Story by : Paul Dini, Stephen Langford, John Skipp and Dori Miller |
Teleplay by : Paul Dini, Stephen Langford, John Skipp and Dori Miller
|October 31, 2019|
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