Comic-Con: Creepshow Trailer Brings George Romero’s Nightmare to TV

Comic-Con: Creepshow trailer brings George Romero’s nightmare to TV

Before the Comic-Con panel, Shudder has released the first Creepshow trailer for executive producer Greg Nicotero’s upcoming horror anthology series, which you can check out in the player below! The series premieres on September 26.

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The 12 segments will be based on stories written by acclaimed horror writers and directors consists of:

The series will feature Original Creepshow star Adrianne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul) Tobin Bell (Saw), Tricia Helfer (Lucifer), David Arquette (Scream franchise), Dana Gould (Stan Against Evil), Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator), Bruce Davison (Longtime Companion) and DJ Qualls (Supernatural).

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The original 1982 Creepshow was directed by George A. Romero from a screenplay by Stephen King that paid tribute to the EC horror comics (ala “Tales From the Crypt”) of the 1950’s. The film featured stars such as Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson and Ed Harris, and grossed $21 million at the box office. It was followed by a sequel in 1987, directed by the first film’s cinematographer Michael Gornick from a screenplay by Romero, once again based on short stories by King, grossing $14 million.

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