‘Creepshow’ On Shudder Starts To Shoot Second Season

Shudder’s popular Creepshow horror anthology is moving full speed ahead into its second season even as Season 1 continues to air on the streamer.

Showrunner and executive producer Greg Nicotero this week said production on Season 2–which ground to a halt back in March in the face of the COVID-19 crisis–has resumed with all hands on deck, as reported by comicbook.com.

Nicotero was understandably elated when he made the announcement. “I’ve never been happier to get behind the camera as I am today,” he said in a statement. “After missing our shoot date in March by just over 48 hours, Season 2 of Creepshow hits the ground running as cameras begin to roll.”

Nicotero added that the cast and crew have “a level of excitement and enthusiasm I’ve never seen before, and it’s inspiring. So many of us have been waiting for the day we can begin to do what we do best–to have some fun together creating new worlds, new adventures and new thrills.”

As part of the announcement, some details were revealed about several of the upcoming Season 2 episodes, all of which are being directed by Nicotero. Shapeshifters Anonymous (Parts I and II)–starring Anna Camp and Adam Pally and written by Nicotero–is based on a short story by J.A. Konrath about a werewolf support group. Pesticide–starring Keith David, Ashley Laurence and Josh McDermitt and written by Frank Dietz–follows an exterminator who makes an infernal bargain. Model Kid–written by John Esposito–deals with a 12-year-old monster fan who builds models to escape his unhappy reality.

The first season of Creepshow–based on the classic 1982 movie directed by the legendary George A. Romero–set a viewership record for Shudder and was the best-reviewed new horror series of 2019, according to Shudder general manager Craig Engler.

Keep reading Horror News Network for more details on titles, casting and directors lined up for Season 2 of Creepshow.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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