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‘Behind the Monsters’ Trailer: Shudder Docuseries Focuses on Your Favorite Horror Villains



'Behind the Monsters' Trailer: Shudder Docuseries Focuses on Your Favorite Horror Villains

Behind the Monsters, written and directed by Gabrielle Binkley, is a brand new doc-series from Shudder, and ahead of its debut on the streaming platform on October 27th, we have a first look at season one of the doc in an officially released trailer (below).

Executive produced by Phil Nobile Jr., Kelly Ryan, and Mark Shostrom, Behind the Monsters puts the spotlight on horror villains Candyman, Chucky, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, and Pinhead.

Shudder details Behind the Monsters:

“The new docu-series Behind the Monsters takes a deep dive on the origins and outsized pop culture influence of six of the most famous monsters of modern horror: Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Candyman, Chucky and Pinhead. Featuring interviews with horror experts and the writers, directors and actors from the original films that made each character the stuff of genre legends.”

Here’s a description for each of the six episodes:

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

Are you excited for Shudder’s new horror docuseries? If so, will you be checking it out when it debuts on the streaming service this October? You can let us know the answers to both questions by dropping a comment down in our discussion section below this article.

You can watch the trailer for Behind the Monsters below.

Behind the Monsters, the new docu-series from Shudder, premieres on October 27th.