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Behind the Monsters A Shudder Original Brings Jason, Michael Myers, Freddy and Chucky Back To Life

Behind the Monsters trailer released by Shudder! Premiering on Tuesday, October 26th, the show explores some of the greatest horror icons in cinema.

Following each frightening rise to fame by talking with the creators who helped shape them. If you have ever enjoyed a Freddy Kreuger nightmare film or watched Michael Myers hunt his victims for hours on end, then this might be just the movie for you.

Here’s a breakdown of the episodes that have been slated to stream on Shudder.

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.

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

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The Doc-Series contains some never before seen footage.

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.

FREDDY KRUEGER, including interviews with A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) stars Heather Langenkamp and Lin Shaye, as well as Special Effects Designer Jim Doyle, among others

PINHEAD, including an interview with Hellraiser actor Doug Bradley and 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.

A different horror character will be featured in each of the series’ six episodes, including Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Candyman, Chucky and Pinhead. Additionally, they will include interviews with horror experts and the writers, directors, and actors who made each character into a genre legend.

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