Shudder’s Behind the Monsters Looks Like a Slay-fully Good Time

Shudder Behind the Monsters Slasher Horror Doc Series Trailer

Courtesy of Shudder, here’s the roll call of all the slashers getting the Behind the Monsters treatment, along with some of the folks who’ll be weighing in on their history and cultural impact:

  • 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.

Behind the Monsters premieres October 27 on Shudder.


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