SCREAM’S David Arquette Joins The Cast Of Shudders Anthology Series ‘Creepshow’

David Arquette, Tricia Helfer & Dana Gould are the latest additions to join Shudder’s original anthology series, Deadline reveal.

Shudder have revealed three new stories in which the 3 new additions will appear in aswell as announcing Tom Savini will be directing Joe Hill’s By The Silver Water Of Lake Champlain, which marks the return of Savini to the franchise.

There wouldn’t be a Creepshow without Tom Savini,” said showrunner Greg Nicotero. “His mark on the horror industry and unflinching approach to special effects make-up did more for the genre than anything since the invention of fake blood. Tom has always been a visionary and his love of cinema and making movies is felt in every frame of his episode. I’m honored to have my friend as a big part of the team.”
Said Savivi: “Having done all the creepy, monstrous, gory effects in the original movie, I am indescribably overjoyed to come full circle now directing an episode of this Creepshow series.”

Arquette will star in “Times Is Tough in Musky Holler,” directed by John Harrison and written by John Skipp and Dori Miller, based on their short story. In it, leaders who once controlled a town through fear and intimidation get a taste of their own medicine.

Helfer will star in “Lydia Layne’s Better Half,” written by John Harrison (based on a story by Harrison and Greg Nicotero) and directed by Roxanne Benjamin (Body at Brighton Rock). It centers on a powerful woman denies a promotion to her protégée and lover but fails to anticipate the fallout

Benjamin will also direct “Skincrawlers,” starring Gould and written by Paul Dini and Stephen Langford. A man considers a miraculous new treatment for weight loss that turns out to have unexpected complications.

Creepshow is based on 1982’s film of the same name that saw horror legends Stephen King and George A. Romero together with King penning & Romero directing.

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