Eli Roth’s History of Horror series has been renewed for a third season at AMC, with six episodes expected to launch later this year, according to Deadline.
“I’m beyond thrilled to continue this incredible deep dive into horror history with all of these legends, rising stars and fans. I’m so thankful to all those who have to come together to celebrate and catalog the genre we love in a show that will play for generations to come. We’ve had the most amazing discussions, and so many older films are being rediscovered through the show and its accompanying podcast. Thank you to AMC, Shudder, my incredible producers, and all the contributors and fans who supported us. We want to make season three our deepest and darkest yet,” said Roth.
Eli Roth’s History of Horror brings together horror creators and stars such as Stephen King, Jordan Peele, and Quentin Tarantino to explore the genre’s biggest themes and reveal the inspirations and struggles behind some of its biggest movies.
Season 2, which premiered in October, featured Megan Fox (Jennifer’s Body), Ari Aster (Midsommar), James Brolin (The Amityville Horror), Piper Laurie (Carrie), Bill Hader (It: Chapter 2), Nancy Allen (Dressed to Kill), Katharine Isabelle (Freddie vs. Jason), Rachel True (The Craft), Ashley Laurence (Hellraiser films), and Roger Corman (The Silence of the Lambs) as well as returning interviewees Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele, Greg Nicotero, Edgar Wright, Leonard Maltin, Slash, Joe Dante, Jack Black, Mary Harron, Tom Savini, Karyn Kusama, John Landis, and many others.
Eli Roth’s History of Horror is executive produced by Roth, Kurt Sayenga, Steven Michaels, Jodi Flynn, Joseph Freed, and Allison Berkley. The series is produced by The Content Group. Roth’s notable horror film credits include Cabin Fever, Hostel, Grindhouse: Thanksgiving, The Last Exorcism, Green Inferno, Knock Knock, and Clown.
The first two seasons of the series are available to stream on AMC and Shudder.