Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Shudder Announces New Horror Lineup for April

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premier streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural has released its April lineup of new horror films and series. The lineup includes original content, exclusive films, and new additions to Shudders horror movie library.

Below is the full list of new Shudder originals and exclusive content coming in April.

April 1: Creepshow Season 2 (Shudder Original Series)

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Creepshow is based on the 1982 horror-comedy. In season 2 of this anthology, a comic book comes to life, allowing the audience to explore the horrors of murder, monsters, strange creatures, and the unexplainable. Creepshow is executive produced by Greg Nicotero and will feature guest stars Kevin Dillon, Iman Benson, Josh McDermitt, Keith David, Molly Ringwald, Barbara Crampton, Justin Long, and D’Arcy Carden.

April 1: Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula (Shudder Exclusive Film)

From director Yeon-Sang-Ho, who brought us the South Korean zombie thriller Train to Busan, comes the next chapter, Peninsula, which tells the story of Jung-seok, a soldier who escaped the diseased wasteland. Jung-seok finds himself reliving the horror when his team unexpectedly stumbles upon survivors, their lives will depend on whether the best or worst of human nature prevails in the direst of circumstances.

Shudder will be will be the only service where viewers can watch Yeon Sang-ho’s complete trilogy, including Train to Busan and Seoul Station, on one platform.

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April 8: The Power (Shudder Exclusive Film)

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“London, 1974. As Britain prepares for electrical blackouts to sweep across the country, trainee nurse Val (Rose Williams) arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark, near-empty building. Within these walls lies a deadly secret, forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and deepest fears in order to confront the malevolent force that’s intent on destroying everything around her.”

The film is also available on Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ

April 15: The Banishing (Shudder Original Film)

Directed by Chris Smith (CreepTriangle), The Banishing tells the story of a young Reverend, his wife, and daughter after they move into a manor with a horrifying secret. The Reverend and his wife will need to confront their beliefs when a vengeful spirit terrorizes their daughter and threatens to tear the family apart. Also available on Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ

April 16: The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs (Shudder Original Series)

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The original hit series returns for season 3. The show features Joe Bob Briggs, the world’s foremost drive-in movie critic. Briggs presents eclectic horror movie double features while interrupting the films to expound on their merits, histories, and significance to genre cinema. New episodes will air every Friday.

April 18: 2021 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards

Shudder has partnered with FANGORIA for an exclusive TV event. The Chainsaw Awards will be hosted by actor and writer David Dastmalchain. This year’s nominated films include The Invisible ManFreakyRelicColor Out of Space, and Possessor. It will feature actors Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, and Elisabeth Moss. The Chainsaw Awards have honored and celebrated the top achievements in horror film and television since 1992.

April 22: Boys from County Hell (Shudder Exclusive Film)

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“Welcome to Six Mile Hill, a sleepy Irish backwater whose only claim to fame is the somewhat dubious local legend that Bram Stoker once spent a night in the local pub. It’s home to Eugene Moffat, a young man who fills most of his days drinking pints with his friends and pranking tourists who come to visit the gravesite of Abhartach, a legendary Irish vampire some believe to have inspired ‘Dracula.’ When a personal tragedy forces Eugene to go and work for his gruff, no-nonsense father, he finds himself on the site of a controversial new road development that threatens to destroy the town’s livelihood. But strange events unfold when Eugene and the crew tear down a famous cairn believed to be the final resting place of Abhartach, and they soon come under attack from a sinister force that has infected one of their workmates. As the night closes in, The Boys must fight for survival while discovering the true horror of a myth that hits much closer to home than any of them realize.”

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April 26: In Search of Darkness: Part II (Shudder Exclusive Documentary)

Following up on the 2019 super doc, In search of Darkness: Part II dives deeper into the practical-effects decade of iconic and eclectic ‘80s horror movies that changed the course of film history. The new documentary contains 4 hours of interviews featuring legendary horror icons like Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Nancy Allen (Dressed to Kill), Linnea Quigley (The Return of the Living Dead), and special-effects wizard Tom Savini (Friday the 13th). The documentary will also feature 15 new faces alongside 40+ returning members of the original In Search of Darkness cast to take a closer look at fan-favorite titles of ‘80s horror, expanding to international releases and spotlighting horror-career retrospectives.

April 29: Deadhouse Dark (Shudder Original Series)

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“An anthology of six interconnected horror short films, Deadhouse Dark is anchored by a woman who receives a ‘mystery box’ from the dark web, each item within it gradually unveiling a dark and troubling truth. A boxful of dark and chilling tales of terror inspired by frighteningly familiar modern trends including dark web mystery boxes, dashcam footage, and Insta-fame-hungry vloggers. Deadhouse Dark is a giant mystery box of chocolates – while there is something in there to suit a variety of different tastes.”

Also available on Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ

New Additions to Shudder’s horror movie library:

  • April 1: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 5: Don’t Panic (1988) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 5: Zombie for Sale (2019) (Also available on Shudder US and Shudder UKI).
  • April 12: The McPherson Tape (1989) (Also available on Shudder US, Shudder UKI, and Shudder ANZ).
  • April 12: Alex de la Iglesia Double Feature (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 19: The Stepfather (1987) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 19: Thale (2012) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 19: The Conspiracy (2012) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 19: Housebound (2014) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 26: The Similiars (2015) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 26: Attack of the Demons (2019) (Also available on Shudder US).
  • April 29: Horror Express (1972) (Also available on Shudder US).

Let us know in the comments below which titles you are looking forward to.

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Kailin
Kailin is an avid book reader, and full time nerd. When she isn't writing for Nerds and Beyond, she is writing fan fictions, online role playing with her friends and binge watching her favorite shows. Her first fandom started with Buffy The Vampire Slayer and her life was forever changed. The 100 and Supernatural are her biggest obsessions. You can find her on twitter @kailinmaurine

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