New CREEPSHOW Featurette with Showrunner Greg Nicotero Takes You Behind the Scenes of the Series
A new behind-the-scenes featurette has been released for Shudder’s upcoming horror anthology series Creepshow, which is based on the classic George Romero and Stephen King films from the ‘80s.
The video focuses on series showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) talking about the inspiration behind the series and what it’s like for him to be working on the show, which is clearly a passion project for the him.
This is one of my most anticipated shows of the year. I love the Creepshow franchise, and this series has potential to be great!
The series is an adaptation of Stephen King and George A. Romero‘s classic 80s Creepshow anthology movies, and it will consist of twelve segments including “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” by Joe Hill, “House of the Head” by Josh Malerman (Bird Box), “The Companion” based on the short story by Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale and Keith Lansdale, “The Man in the Suitcase” by Christopher Buehlman, “All Hallows Eve” by Bruce Jones, “Night of the Paw” by John Esposito, and “Bad Wolf Down” by Rob Schrab.
Then there’s a segment called “Gray Matter”, which will be directed by Nicotero, which is based on one of King’s short stories. The segment will star Adrienne Barbeau (Creepshow,The Fog), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul) and Tobin Bell (Saw).
In “Gray Matter,” “Doc and Chief, two old-timers in a small, dying town, brave a storm to check on Richie, an alcoholic single father, after encountering his terrified son at the local convenience store.” The story was first published in 1973, and is part of King’s 1978 collection, Night Shift.
Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead, From Dusk Till Down) is also directing the episode based on Joe Hill’s short story, “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain”, which centers around two friends who unexpectedly find a dead plesiosaur on a beach.