Shudder’s anthology Horror Noire is set to scare audiences Oct. 28 on the network and the AMC+ streaming service. The film will air on AMC at a later time. The trailer promises a lot of shock, frights, and, of course, unapologetic Blackness.
Horror Noire is the follow-up to the 2019 documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. The writers of the stories featured in the film anthology include Horror Noire expert Tananarive Due, her husband and writing partner Steven Barnes, Ezra Claytan Daniels, Victor LaValle, Shernold Edwards and Al Letson.
The stories in the film include provocative names such as “Daddy,” “Bride Before You,” “Brand of Evil,” “The Lake,” “Sundown” and “Fugue State.” The anthology stars Lesley-Ann Brandt, Luke James, Erica Ash, Brandon Mychal Smith, Sean Patrick Thomas, Peter Stormare, Malcolm Barrett, Rachel True, Tone Bell, Lavell Crawford, Tony Todd, Nathaniel Logan McIntyre and Lenora Crichlow.
Horror Noire is produced by Swirl Films and executive produced by Swirl Films founder Ron Robinson as well as ID8 Multimedia’s Shelby Stone and Derek Dudley. Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present author Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman is a consultant along with Ashlee Blackwell, Phil Nobile Jr. and Kelly Ryan.
Watch the trailer below: