TV Review: Creepshow (Shudder)

Is Creepshow back? After seeing all three Creepshows movies (the last one being horrible) I’m glad to see that a new TV show is coming out about my favorite movie […]

Is Creepshow back? After seeing all three Creepshows movies (the last one being horrible) I’m glad to see that a new TV show is coming out about my favorite movie franchise.

Shudder’s new horror anthology series Creepshow is produced by the Cartel with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment, and Striker Entertainment: Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, and Eric Woods are executive producers for the Cartel; Greg Nicotero and Brian Witten are executive producers for Monster Agency Productions; Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson, and Jordan Kizwani are executive producers for Taurus Entertainment; Russell Binder is executive producer and Marc Mostman co-executive producer for Striker Entertainment.

So, having watched to first Episode (Gray Matter and House of the head), I have to say it did capture the Creepshow vibe. I would like to have seen the Host speak like in the movies. “Gray Matter” After the death of his wife, the father’s drinking habit becomes insatiable. (Story by Stephen King, adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi) and it was directed by Greg Nicotero. “The House of the Head” A little girl named Evie is trying to protect her dolls from a severed head. Written by: Josh Malerman (Bird Box) and Directed by John Harrison.

Creepshow has some famous stars such as David Arquette (Scream franchise), Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog), Tobin Bell (Saw), Big Boi (Scream: The TV Series), Jeffrey Combs (Star Trek, Re-Animator), Kid Cudi (Drunk Parents), 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 shows will be adapting stories such as: The Stephen King story “Gray Matter,” adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi, and directed by Greg Nicotero, “The House of the Head,” written by Josh Malerman and directed by John Harrison, “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” written by Joe Hill, adapted by Jason Ciaramella and directed by Tom Savini, “The Companion” written by Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale and Keith Lansdale, adapted by Matt Venne and directed by Dave Bruckner, “The Finger” written by David J. Schow and directed by Greg Nicotero, “Lydia Layne’s Better Half” written by John Harrison and Greg Nicotero, adapted by John Harrison and directed by Roxanne Benjamin, “Night of the Paw” written by John Esposito and directed by John Harrison, “Bad Wolf Down” written and directed by Rob Schrab, “All Hallows Eve” written by Bruce Jones and directed by John Harrison, “The Man in the Suitcase” written by Christopher Buehlman and directed by Dave Bruckner, “Times is Tough in Musky Holler” written by John Skipp and Dori Miller, and directed by John Harrison, “Skincrawlers” written by Paul Dini and Stephen Langford, and directed by Roxanne Benjamin.

Shudder’s Creepshow will be launching Thursday, September 26 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT, both on the Shudder TV live-stream and on-demand. Subsequent episodes will premiere live and on-demand Thursdays at 9 pm ET/6pm PT

Joaquin Espino

About Joaquin Espino

Cosplayer, Film enthusiast, Tokusatsu superhero shows junkie, Godzilla fan of the highest order, convention worker and all-around nerd is what makes up Joaquin Espino. when I’m not working at a con you can find me making videos for my YouTube channel.