Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Smith, and Doug Jones Among Presenters for 2021 FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards


The presenters for this year’s FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards have been announced! For nearly 30 years the Chainsaw Awards have honored top achievements in the horror genre. The ceremony will be filmed and hosted virtually to maintain social distancing. It will air exclusively on the Shudder TV feed available only on Shudder’s TV and mobile apps and online at Shudder.com.

The awards will be televised globally for the first time, airing simultaneously in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. If you miss the Shudder premiere, don’t worry because it will also release on FANGORIA’s platforms afterward. Actor and writer David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man and the Wasp) will host the festivities.

Check out the list of presenters below.

Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween)

Keith David (The Thing)

Gigi Saul Guerrero (director, Culture Shock)

Issa Lopez (director, Tigers Are Not Afraid)

Kevin Smith (Clerks)

Tananarive Due (Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror)

Blumhouse founder and CEO Jason Blum

James Jude Courtney (Halloween)

Doug Jones (The Shape of Water)

Drag artist and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula season two winner Biqtch Puddin’

Don’t miss the FANGORIA Chainsaw Awards airing on Shudder TV April 18 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Haley joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2019 as a Writer and Editor. Her main fandoms include Criminal Minds, Wrestling, and The Walking Dead. You can find her on Twitter @haleyanne_.

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