Behind the Monsters: A Docuseries

By RodneyHatfieldJr for Movies

Shudder, AMC Networks’ streamer for horror, thriller, and the supernatural, announced the new original docu-series Behind the Monsters, which takes a deep dive into cinematic horror icons. At the moment, it will have six episodes that will focus on a single horror character. Each episode will feature interviews with horror experts and the writers, directors, and actors from the original films that made each character the stuff of genre legends.

Planned episodes will include:

Candyman, featuring interviews with the original Candyman 1992 Director Bernard Rose and stars Tony Todd and Virginia Madsen; Candyman 2021 Director Nia DaCosta; and Horror Noire’s Tananarive Due, among others.

Chucky, with interviews with Child’s Play 1988 Creator/Writer Don Mancini, Director Tom Holland, and star Catherine Hicks, along with the voice of Chucky, Brad Dourif, among others.

Jason Voorhees, including interviews with Kane Hodder, actor/stuntman from Friday the 13th Parts VII & VIII, Jason Goes to Hell and Jason X. Tom Savini, special effects creator on Friday the 13th Parts I & IV, among others.

Michael Myers, featuring interviews with actor Nick Castle from Halloween and the new Halloween films from Blumhouse, as well as Halloween 2018 stunt actor James Jude Courtney, among others.

Freddy Kruger, including interviews with A Nightmare on Elm Street 1984 and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare 1994 stars Heather Langenkamp and Lin Shaye. Special Effects Designer Jim Doyle, among others.

Pinhead, including an interview with Hellraiser actor Doug Bradley and others.

Behind the Monsters is set to premiere on October 26, 2021, just in time for Halloween, with episodes dropping weekly on the streaming platform.

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