Over the past few years horror has become main stream and now it seems almost every channel has at least one horror show. TNT, owned by Ted Turner, is finally joining the club and they’re going big. They have set a side a two hour block dedicated to horror. The programming is being kept quiet at the moment, but we do know some of the details surrounding one of the new shows.
News broke today that TNT will feature a revival of the anthology series Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996). You may be wondering who will be in charge of the show. Horror director M. Night Shyamalan has been chosen to bring the Crypt Keeper back to life and will be serving as producer along side Ashwin Rajan through their company Binding Edge Pictures. We won’t have to wait long to see the new series, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Tales from the Crypt will premier this fall.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be teaming up with Kevin Reilly, Sarah Aubrey and the entire TNT team in this unique endeavor.” Shyamalan stated “To be a part of such a beloved brand like Tales from the Crypt, something I grew up watching, and to also have the chance to push the boundaries of genre television as a whole, is an inspiring opportunity that I can’t wait to dive into.”