Shudder Unveils Compelling ‘Summer Of Chills’ Lineup

It’s never too early to think about the joys of summer–and Shudder plans to provide plenty of “chills” for the steamy months ahead.

The horror streamer this week revealed a slate of a dozen offerings–collectively called the Summer of Chills–sure to please fans through August, as reported by collider.com. A highlight of the event will be the exclusive showing on June 8 of the previously lost George A. Romero film The Amusement Park. Check out the movie’s trailer on this page.

Shudder general manager Craig Engler said the Summer of Chills “offers something for everyone, with a fantastic lineup of new premieres every week–on top of the best library of curated streaming horror films anywhere.” So, without further ado, here are the Shudder summer sizzlers:

JUNE 3Caveat–A drifter suffering from partial memory loss agrees to look after a psychologically troubled woman in an abandoned house. Directed by Damian McCarthy.

JUNE 8The Amusement Park–An elderly man finds himself increasingly isolated as the pain of aging in America is manifested through roller coasters and chaotic crowds. Directed by George A. Romero.

JUNE 17Superdeep–Scientists and soldiers try to discover the secrets hidden in the Kola Superdeep Borehole in Russia. Directed by Arseniy Sukhin.

JUNE 24An Unquiet Grave–An exploration of grief and the harm we cause when we don’t take responsibility for our own healing. Directed by Terrence Krey.

JUNE 29Vicious Fun–A film critic finds himself trapped in a self-help group for serial killers. Directed by Cody Calahan.

JULY 8Son–A mother commits unspeakable acts to keep her psychotic son alive. Directed by Ivan Kavanagh.

JULY 15A Call–Four friends. One phone call. Sixty seconds to stay alive. Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr.

JULY 22Kandisha–A powerful and vengeful demon is on a killing spree. Directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo.

JULY 29The Boy Behind the Door–A night of terror awaits 12-year-old Bobby and his friend Kevin when they are abducted on their way home from school. Directed by Justin Powell and David Charbonier.

AUG5Teddy–A young man is overcome by animal impulses after being attacked by a wolf. Directed by Ludovic and Zoran Boukherma.

AUG10Bleed With Me–A psychological thriller that juxtaposes tenderness and violence in an investigation of female intimacy and co-dependence. Directed by Amelia Moses.

AUG19Jakob’s Wife–After a chance encounter with a stranger, a middle-aged woman discovers a new sense of power and an appetite to live bigger and bolder. Directed by Travis Stevens.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the latest on all upcoming summer horror films and the newest offerings from Shudder.

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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