Chills And Thrills Coming To Shudder May 2024

Shudder may 2024

April 23, 2024

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Shudder is stirring up a frightfully fantastic feast this May, packed with chills, scares, and everything in between. Shudder has something to satisfy every horror craving from spine-tingling sequels to stop-motion nightmares.

Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever (May 17th)

The wait is over! The sequel to the Danish horror classic “Nightwatch” premieres on Shudder on May 17th. This chilling follow-up centers on Martin’s daughter, Emma, who dives into the mystery surrounding her parents’ disappearance nearly 30 years ago. Her investigation leads her to the infamous serial killer Wörmer, reawakening a chain of terrifying events. For those unfamiliar with the original masterpiece, Shudder is also offering the 1994 “Nightwatch” film by director Ole Bornedal on the same day. Don’t miss this double dose of Danish dread!

Stopmotion (May 31st)

Get ready to be animated…by fear! “Stopmotion,” premiering on May 31st, follows Ella Blake, a talented but troubled stop-motion animator. As she grapples with the loss of her overbearing mother, Ella embarks on a dark new project – a puppet film that soon becomes a terrifying battleground for her sanity. Will Ella conquer her inner demons, or will the creatures of her creation take control? This award-winning film, directed by Robert Morgan and starring Aisling Franciosi (“The Fall”) and Tom York (“Wolf Hall”), promises a chilling exploration of creativity and obsession.

The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs (New episodes biweekly on Fridays)

The fright fest continues with brand new episodes of “The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs!” Join the legendary horror host Joe Bob Briggs on Friday nights throughout May for a curated selection of terrifying treats. Shudder’s original series offers insightful commentary, entertaining guests, and a truly unforgettable horror experience. Buckle up for another thrilling season of cinematic scares, premiering biweekly with new episodes available on-demand Sundays.

Shudder Resurrected: Titles New to Shudder

Shudder is digging up some buried gems this May with a collection of titles new to the platform. On May 1st, Shudder resurrects classics like The Toxic Avenger (and its sequels!), The Jester and Blood and Black Lace, ensuring a hauntingly good time. May also brings cult favorites like Mean Spirited to the streaming service. And the chills continue throughout the month with titles like Mother’s Day (complete with a special Joe Bob Briggs episode!), Combat Shock, and Down.

Prepare to be Scared!

This May, with its mix of chilling premieres, returning favorites, and horror classics, Shudder is the ultimate destination for all things scary. So, dim the lights, grab your popcorn, and prepare for a month of unforgettable scares!

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