Shudder announces 'Creepshow' animated special featuring stories from Stephen King and Joe Hill
Horror streaming champion Shudder has revealed their plan to showcase a brand new animated Creepshow special just in time for the Halloween festivities.
The special will be directed by the architect of the Creepshow reboot - Greg Nicotero and will feature Kiefer Sutherland and Joey King in the starring roles. As if the project needed more taking points, the feature will take on an adaptation of stories from horror master Stephen King and Joe Hill.
In a statement Shudder released the following, “Though Greg Nicotero and his team are hard at work shooting season 2 (coming in 2021), they’ve crafted a fully animated Creepshow special for us just in time for Halloween, featuring two tales to die for:
“Survivor Type,” based on the short story by Stephen King and adapted by Nicotero, stars Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) as a man determined to stay alive alone on a deserted island no matter what the cost.
“Twittering from the Circus of the Dead,” based on the short story by Joe Hill and adapted by Melanie Dale, stars Joey King (The Kissing Booth, The Act) as a teen whose family road trip includes a visit to the gravest show on earth. (Also available on Shudder Canada, Shudder UK and Shudder ANZ).”
Season 2 of the Shudder series Creepshow is currently in production. The reimagining of the George Romero 1982 classic has been a runaway success for Nictoero and the streaming service. The supplemental animated special is further proof of that.