Shudder Announces New ‘Creepshow’ Cast Members and Full List Episodes

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Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for everything horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced additional casting for its upcoming Creepshow anthology series, with Greg Nicotero as showrunner. So who are they?

Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi) and Jeffrey Combs will star in “Bad Wolf Down,” written and directed by Rob Schrab. Bruce Davison will star in “Night of the Paw,” written by John Esposito. Big Boi (Antwan Patton) is also on the new cast list and will be featured in “The Man in the Suitcase” written by Christopher Buehlman and directed by Dave Bruckner. In addition, Shudder also revealed the final Creepshow story, “The Finger,” written by award-winning horror novelist David J. Schow and directed by series Nicotero. This announcement also includes DJ Qualls joining the Creepshow cast in this previously unannounced Creepshow story.

The new cast join Adrienne Barbeau, Giancarlo Esposito, David Arquette, Tobin Bell, Tricia Helfer and Dana Gould, who were previously announced to star in various Creepshow stories.

Shudder also provided a quick look description of the six-episode season, listed below in alphabetical order:

“All Hallows Eve”
Written by: Bruce Jones
Directed by: John Harrison
“Even then they’re a little too old, this group of friends still want to trick-or-treat but getting candy isn’t all they are looking for.”

“Bad Wolf Down”
Written by: Rob Schrab
Directed by: Rob Schrab
“A group of American soldiers, trapped behind enemy lines during World War II, finds an unconventional way to even the odds.”

“By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain”
Story by: Joe Hill, adapted by Jason Ciaramella
Directed by: Tom Savini
“Her dad died looking for the monster living at the bottom of Lake Champlain, and now, will she?”

“The Companion”
Story by: Joe R. Lansdale, Kasey Lansdale & Keith Lansdale, adapted by Matt Venne
Directed by: Dave Bruckner
“A young boy, bullied by his older brother, sneaks into an abandoned farm that is protected by a supernatural force.”

The Finger
Written by: David J. Schow
Directed by: Greg Nicotero
“An unhappy man discovers a severed, inhuman appendage on the street and brings it home, where it grows into a loyal companion with some deadly quirks.”

“Gray Matter”
Story by: Stephen King, adapted by Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi
Directed by: Greg Nicotero
“Doc and Chief, two old-timers in a small, dying town, brave a storm to check on Richie, an alcoholic single father, after encountering his terrified son at the local convenience store. The story, first published in 1973, is part of King’s best-selling 1978 collection, Night Shift.”

“The House of the Head”
Written by: Josh Malerman
Directed by: John Harrison
“Evie’s discovers her new dollhouse might be haunted.”

“Lydia Layne’s Better Half”
Story by: John Harrison & Greg Nicotero, adapted by John Harrison
Directed by: Roxanne Benjamin (Body at Brighton Rock)
“A powerful woman denies a promotion to her protégée and lover but fails to anticipate the fallout.”

“The Man in the Suitcase”
Written by: Christopher Buehlman
Directed by: Dave Bruckner
“A college student brings the wrong bag home from the airport only to find a pretzeled man trapped inside, afflicted by a strange condition that turns his pain into gold.”

“Night of the Paw”
Written by: John Esposito
Directed by: John Harrison
“A lonely mortician finds company in the ultimate  ‘be careful what you wish for’ story.”

Written by: Paul Dini & Stephen Langford
Directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
“A man considers a miraculous new treatment for weight loss that turns out to have unexpected complications.”

“Times is Tough in Musky Holler”
Written by: John Skipp and Dori Miller, based on their short story
Directed by: John Harrison
“Leaders who once controlled a town through fear and intimidation get a taste of their own medicine.”

Shudder’s Creepshow is produced by the Cartel with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment, and Striker Entertainment: Stan Spry, Jeff Holland, and Eric Woods are executive producers for the Cartel; Greg Nicotero and Brian Witten are executive producers for Monster Agency Productions; Robert Dudelson, James Dudelson and Jordan Kizwani are executive producers for Taurus Entertainment; Russell Binder is executive producer and Marc Mostman co-executive producer for Striker Entertainment. Creepshow will premiere on Shudder later this year.