Shudder has unveiled a new trailer for an upcoming docuseries which is called Behind The Monsters, and it will take a look into some of the classic horror movies that were released in the ‘80s.
The series 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.”
That series will come with interviews with horror experts and the writers, directors, and actors from the original movies that made each character the thing of genre legends and iconic. This is the sort of show that horror movie enthusiasts are really going to love!
There are six episodes and each one will concentrate on a different famous horror character. Check out the breakdown of each episode.
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 release on Shudder on October 26th.