We previously reported Shudder has renewed their hit "Creepshow" series for a second season, and this week, executive producer/showrunner Greg Nicotero ("The Walking Dead") took to Instagram to let us know that production will begin next month.
Nicotero also shared a video of the of the series host "The Creep," who has just received some updated animatronics and facial expressions.
He wrote on Instagram, "The Creep getting a wee facelift for season 2. Added lips to give him a smile function. Prep begins in a few weeks then filming in Atlanta in March."
Preview the updated Creep below!
Shudder’s first hour-long scripted series has been a hit with its members and critics alike. The series is rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was called one of the "10 best shows on TV right now" by Paste Magazine. More than 50% of Shudder members watched at least one episode of the series, and the show has also helped drive record growth for the streaming service.
"Creepshow has met every expectation we had for Shudder’s first original scripted series and then some, with record numbers across the board," said Shudder GM Craig Engler. "Greg Nicotero and his team delivered an amazing show that’s unlike anything else on TV and we’re thrilled and delighted to bring it back for another season."
"For me, Creepshow has been a true labor of love," said Nicotero. "To be able to pay tribute to George A. Romero’s visionary project and have the show so embraced by fans everywhere is humbling to this horror kid from Pittsburgh. I couldn’t be more pleased and look forward to continuing the series with more ghoulish delight."
"Working with Greg Nicotero and Shudder on Creepshow has been a dream come true," said Stan Spry, executive producer for the series and CEO of the Cartel. "We’re thrilled to carry on the Creepshow legacy with season two."