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Creepshow: Season 2 Release Date, Cast And Plot - What We Know So Far

Creepshow's first season came out in 2019, based on the 1982 anthology movie Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The show was well received and broke all Shudder's previous streaming records (via Deadline). According to The Futon Critic, when the series first premiered on the platform, a whopping 54% of all of its members streamed at least one of the six available episodes. Creepshow currently enjoys a 97% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes critics, and an audience score of 75%.

Creepshow's first season was one of the best biggest hits on Shudder, which announced the series had been renewed in an October 2019 press release. Shudder announced that production had begin for season 2 in September 2020. But what else is known far about season 2? Here's the scoop on everything that's been revealed about the second season of Creepshow

When is Creepshow seaon 2's release date?

In February 2021, the new trailer for Creepshow season 2 was finally released, giving fans a sneak peek of what to expect. Shudder announced that starting April 1, fans will be able to stream new episodes each week on the platform. The second season's release would have no-doubt arrived sooner, but, as showrunner Greg Nicotero announced when production began, the production missed its shoot date by two days in March 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. "So many of us in the entertainment industry have been waiting for the day we can begin to do what we do best—to have some fun together creating new worlds, new adventures and new thrills," Nicotero said in Shudder's press release.

In the meantime, the streaming platform released two specials — A Creepshow Animated Special and A Creepshow Holiday Special. — to help keep fans sated while they awaited season 2's arrival release date.

Who will be joining the Creepshow season 2 cast?

In addition to the trailer, Shudder officially announced who has signed on for Season 2. According to Deadline, Ali Larter (The Rookie), Iman Benson (BlackAF), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Barabra Crampton (Re-Animator), C. Thomas Howell (Criminal Minds), Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Breckin Meyer (Robot Chicken), Ted Raimi (The Evil Dead), Kevin Dillon (Entourage), and Eric Edelstein (We Bare Bears) will be joining the cast.

They won't be alone, either. As reported by Slash Film, season 1's Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Keith David (They Live), Josh McDermitt (The Walking Dead), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), and Ashley Laurence (Hellraiser) will all be back on board, as well. Shock rocker Marilyn Manson was initially signed to join the lineup, but was cut due to abuse allegations surrounding him. Though Shudder revealed some of the stories and the actors appearing in them, their exact roles are currently unknown.

What is the plot of Creepshow season 2?

Shudder revealed a couple of the stories Creepshow's second season will feature. According to Den of Geek, viewers will see an episode entitled "Pesticide," written by Frank Dietz, that centers on an exterminator who makes "an infernal bargain," because that always ends well. The story will feature Keith David, Ashley Laurence, and Josh McDermitt. Additionally, an episode entitled "Model Kid," written by John Esposito — who also wrote season 1's "Night of the Paw" — was announced, though no cast members were attached to the story that revolves around a pre-teen monster fan who builds model kits to escape real life.

Despite Creepshow season 2's impending arrival, not much is known about the upcoming slate of episodes. But fans will be excited to know that Shudder announced on February 18 that the series had been renewed for a third season prior to season 2's debut. "During our season two production, Shudder was so pleased with what they were seeing that they asked us to roll right into production on a brand-new third season that will feature some of our most ambitious stories yet," Nicotero said in the release.