'Creepshow': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the Stephen King horror anthology

The 1982 American horror anthology film 'Creepshow' that was written by Stephen King and directed by George A. Romero is now coming back as a six-episode long series on Shudder


                            'Creepshow': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything you need to know about the Stephen King horror anthology

Stephen King never fails to scare us out of our wits. His 1982 American horror anthology film 'Creepshow' that was directed by George A. Romero is now coming back to the screens as a six-episode long series on Shudder—the streaming service owned by AMC.

The series is set to be a continuation of the first two films in the 'Creepshow' franchise and will feature six episodes with two horror stories per episode.

Release date

'Creepshow' is set to premiere on September 26, 2019 on Shudder. 

Plot

The Creep narrates darkly grim horror stories from the 'Creepshow' comic book. The pilot episode will feature segments based on King's short story 'Survivor Type'—a story from his collection 'Skeleton Crew'.

Other segments feature stories such as 'Gray Matter' by 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 James, and 'Times Is Tough in Muskey Holler' by John Skipp and Dori Miller.

Cast

'Creepshow' stars David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell, Big Boi, Jeffrey Combs, Kid Cudi, Bruce Davison, Giancarlo Esposito, Dana Gould, Tricia Helfer and DJ Qualls.

David Arquette

 

Actor David Arquette attends the premiere for "Buffaloed" during 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Regal Cinema Battery Park on April 27, 2019 in New York City.

 

Arquette is set to star in 'Times Is Tough in Musky Holler', which is directed by John Harrison and written by John Skipp and Dori Miller. The story is about leaders of a town who once controlled everyone through fear and intimidation, but now get a taste of their own medicine. 

The actor is best known for his work on the 'Scream' series, 'Never Been Kissed', 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and more.

Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau attends the Premiere of AMC's "The Walking Dead" Season 9 at DGA Theater on September 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Barbeau is actually returning to the 'Creepshow' franchise, she starred in the 1982 'Creepshow' as Wilma 'Billie' Northup. Apart from her role in the series, she is known for her work on 'Swamp Thing', 'Grease', 'Argo', and more.

Creators

'Creepshow' will see directors David Bruckner, Roxanne Benjamin, Rob Schrab, Tom Savini, John Harrison and Greg Nicotero at the helm. The latter three have worked on the first two 'Creepshow' features films.

Trailers

You can watch the trailer for 'Creepshow' here:



 

There is gun, violence, blood, screaming, gore and weirdly disgusting, horrifying creatures in the trailer for 'Creepshow'. Based on the 1982 horror comedy film directed by George A Romero and written by Stephen King, the series serves as a continuation featuring twelve stories across six episodes. 

Where to watch

The upcoming anthology series is scheduled to debut on Shudder on September 26, 2019. 

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