Shudder Releases New Trailer For Anthology Series “Horror Noire”

November 22, 2021

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

The first trailer is here for Shudder‘s new anthology series, “Horror Noire,” a follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2019 documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror.

 

Showcasing stories of Black horror from Black directors and screenwriters, “Horror Noire” features six stories presented together as a two-hour film starring Lesley-Ann Brandt (Lucifer, Spartacus), Luke James (The Chi, Thoughts of a Colored Man), Erica Ash (Survivor’s Remorse, A Black Lady Sketch Show), Brandon Mychal Smith (Four Weddings and a Funeral, You’re the Worst), Sean Patrick Thomas (Macbeth, The Curse of La Llorona), Peter Stormare (American Gods, Fargo), Malcolm Barrett (Genius: Aretha Franklin, Timeless), Tony Todd (Candyman, Night of the Living Dead), and Rachel True (The Craft, Half & Half), among others.

 

The new and adapted stories are written by husband-and-wife writing duo Tananarive Due (My Soul to Keep, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror) and Steven Barnes (Lion’s Blood), Ezra Claytan Daniels (BTTM FDRS), Victor LaValle (The Ballad of Black Tom, The Changeling,Shernold Edwards (All Rise, Anne with an E); and, Al Letson (Reveals).

 

The titles for the six-episode series include The six stories featured in the anthology are: “Daddy,” “Bride Before You,” “Brand of Evil,” “The Lake,” “Sundown,” and “Fugue State.”

 

“Horror Noire” is produced by Swirl Films, and Executive Producers include ID8 Multimedia’s Shelby Stone and Derek Dudley, in addition to Eric Tomosunas, founder of Swirl Films, and Ron RobinsonDr. Robin R. Means Coleman, author of the groundbreaking book Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present, is consulting on the anthology, as well as Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror documentary producers Ashlee Blackwell, Phil Nobile Jr., and Kelly Ryan.

“Horror Noire” premieres on Thursday, October 28, 2021, on Shudder as well as via the Shudder offering within the AMC+ bundle and will air on AMC at a later date.

 

 

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