Sizzling on the path of the discharge of the Creepshow season 2 trailer, Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, has introduced the renewal of the hit anthology collection Creepshow for a 3rd season. The upcoming season 3 will encompass six episodes, that are set to premiere later this yr. The renewal comes forward of the collection’ season two debut on April 1st, with new episodes airing every week. It has additionally been introduced that the hit present may also air on AMC at a later date.
Actors Ethan Embry (Grace and Frankie) and Andrew Bachelor, aka King Bach (To All of the Boys I’ve Beloved Earlier than) will be a part of as visitor stars in Creepshow season 3, with extra visitor stars to be introduced at a later date. The hit Shudder collection is predicated on horror legend George A. Romero’s iconic 1982 film of the identical identify, and it’s govt produced by showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Strolling Lifeless). Nicotero had this to say in regards to the season 3 announcement.
“During our season 2 production, Shudder was so pleased with what they were seeing that they asked us to roll right into production on a brand-new third season that will feature some of our most ambitious stories yet. “I am extremely grateful to the workforce at Shudder for the chance to proceed honoring the style with extra gleefully ghoulish tales over not one, however two new seasons of Creepshow this yr.”
Whereas the await Creepshow season 2 has been an extended one, the wait is about to repay. As Greg Nicotero acknowledged, horror followers could have two seasons of the collection to look ahead to this yr, which comes after they did two specials in 2020 to make up for the dearth of season 2 updates. A Creepshow Animated Particular and A Creepshow Vacation Particular have been absolutely embraced by horror audiences.
Craig Engler, Shudder’s Common Supervisor additionally spoke about his pleasure of teaming up with Greg Nicotero once more for Creepshow season 3. “Two years ago, Greg Nicotero and his team revived the beloved Creepshow franchise with a spectacular first season followed by two ambitious specials, raising the bar for what a horror anthology series can be,” he mentioned. “Engler went on to say, “We’re thrilled to carry Shudder members two extra seasons this yr, with new episodes which can be even larger, higher, extra surprising, and hilarious, and that really dwell as much as the present’s tag line, ‘Essentially the most enjoyable you may ever have being scared.'”
In its first season, Creepshow smashed data for Shudder in variety of viewers, new subscriber sign-ups and whole minutes streamed to develop into essentially the most watched program in Shudder historical past, adopted by a profitable run on AMC. The present was a success with critics together with followers as certainly one of 2019’s best-reviewed new style collection, with a 97% Contemporary score on assessment aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Deadline was the primary to announce the Creepshow season 3 information.