'Creepshow' Is Coming Back as an Anthology Series on Shudder
The show will be run by 'Walking Dead' executive producer Greg Nicotero
Published Jul 18, 2018Horror anthology fans rejoice — the 1982 film Creepshow is being rebooted as a TV series.
Greg Nicotero, executive producer of the Walking Dead, will direct, executive-produce and supervise the show for the streaming service Shudder.
Released as a film in 1982, Creepshow was based on the 1950s horror comic books of the same name. The movie was written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero.
"Creepshow is one of the most beloved and iconic horror anthologies from two masters of the genre, George A. Romero and Stephen King," Shudder general manager Craig Engler said in a statement. "We're thrilled to continue their legacy with another master of horror, Greg Nicotero, as we bring a new Creepshow TV series exclusively to Shudder members."
Nicotero added, "Creepshow is a project very close to my heart! It is one of those titles that embraces the true spirit of horror… thrills and chills celebrated in one of its truest art forms, the comic book come to life! I'm honoured to continue the tradition in the 'spirit' which it was created."
Creepshow will hit Shudder in 2019. The news was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.