Horror Noire – Premieres Thursday, October 28
(Available on Shudder US, Shudder CA, Shudder UKI and Shudder ANZ)
A new Shudder Original anthology film, Horror Noire is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2019 documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror and features new work from both established and emerging talents, showcasing stories of Black horror from Black directors and screenwriters.
Anthology writers featured include Tananarive Due, Steven Barnes, Victor LaValle, Shernold Edwards, Al Letson and Ezra C. Daniels. Cast featured include 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) and Rachel True (The Craft, Half & Half), among others.
Mayor of Kingstown
|Game of Thrones alum Aidan Gillen and Hamish Allan-Headley (Thinly Veiled) are set as series regulars opposite Jeremy Renner in Mayor of Kingstown, Taylor Sheridan’s upcoming series for Paramount+. Also set for recurring roles are James Jordan (Destroyer), Nishi Munshi (Lethal Weapon), Nichole Galicia (Defiance), Andrew Howard (Perry Mason), Michael Beach (Truth Be Told), Necar Zadegan (NCIS: New Orleans), Jason Kelley, Mandela Van Peebles (Salt N Pepa), Rob Kirkland (Criminal Minds) and Natasha Marc (The Good Lord Bird) in the series from MTV Entertainment Studios. Production is underway in Toronto.|
Co-created by Sheridan and Dillon, Mayor of Kingstown follows the McLusky family, power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.