With the success of American Horror Story and other shows of the same ilk, it made sense that networks, cablers, and steaming services would offer more and more shows that feed the desire of viewers to engage in shows that focus on the occult.
Back in the 80s, John Carpenter had a movie called Prince of Darkness and it was a box office failure. However, over time the movie has become more popular and with that cult status John Carpenter may adapt the movie in to a TV show for Shudder.
“We’re talking to them about doing a theme. And maybe doing a show for them. What would you think about Prince of Darkness as a TV show?” Consequence of Sound
We shall see if this project come to fruition, but Shudder does have a slew of new programming for all those that love shows that make the average viewer anxious. Upcoming projects for Shudder:
- Riprore from Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) – The focuses on the heart of gangland Los Angeles, where a gruesome discovery sparks a frenetic homicide investigation, but underneath the surface lurks a darkness that leads to the end of days. Syfy
- Creepshow from Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead) EW
While we are on the topic of the dark prince, Lucifer has given us a look at the show’s Eve.
Eve will be portrayed by Inbar Lavi. Remember, Lucifer was picked up by Netflix for its upcoming 4th season.
We also got a trailer from Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House:
Not for the faint of heart…
Regarding suspense/horror movies, casting for the upcoming Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining, continues with the movie finding its Dr. John and it is Bruce Greenwood. Deadline
So, I watched the Nun and well…it was not my favorite of the Conjuring movies. But, there was a bright spot to the movie and that was not Frenchie. It was actually Taissa Farmiga, who played Irene. She held her own in the movie and we just learned that she will be in an upcoming suspense flick. EW
The movie, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, is by Shirley Jackson. The book is a gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family’s dark secret.
The movie’s synopsis is as follows:
Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they’ve been hiding.
The movie also stars Alexandra Daddario, Sebastian Stan, and Crispin Glover. It will be released on the 22nd of September.