‘Creepshow’ Series Adds Horror Legend Tom Savini as Director of a Joe Hill Adaptation

Collider | 4/16/2019 | Dave Trumbore
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In addition to Greg Nicotero taking on showrunner duties at Shudder’s upcoming anthology series Creepshow, horror guru Tom Savini will also be bringing his particular talents to bear. The pair of Pittsburghers have a long shared history in the horror world, not to mention the Creepshow universe, so it’ll be a blast to see what the duo get up to on the new show. And rather than just bringing his make-up and prosthetics expertise to the series behind the scenes, Savini will be directing a segment in the upcoming anthology.

While attending this past weekend’s Monsterpalooza, Savini revealed that he is indeed directing a segment in Creepshow. That story in question is the previously announced short story “By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain” by Joe Hill. Hill himself has childhood roots in Creepshow, having played the comics-reading kid in the framing story, but his connection to the Stephen King universe isn’t just on the page, it’s in his blood.

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