Watch Trailer For Shudder’s Black Filmmaker Anthology Horror Noire

After it’s successful documentary in 2019, Shudder have expanded on their critically acclaimed Noire: A History of Black Horror with Horror Noire. An six story anthology showcasing the talents of Black filmmakers and today Shudder share that film’s official Trailer.

We don’t know much about those stories apart from their names Daddy,Bride Before You, Brand of Evil, The Lake, Sundown and Fugue State.The documentary series itself examined the influence within the genre’s history and the culture that comes with it. These short films that make up the anthology will showcase that talent and every one is diverse as well as delving into the sub genres in horror too. Many of the producers, screenwriters from the series including Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman, author of the groundbreaking book Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890s to Present are involved in this film…

Showcasing stories of Black horror from Black directors and screenwriters, Horror Noire features six stories presented together as a two-hour film starring 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), Tony Todd (Candyman, Night of the Living Dead), and Rachel True (The Craft, Half & Half), among others.

The new and adapted stories are written by husband-and-wife writing duo Tananarive Due (My Soul to Keep, Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror) and Steven Barnes (Lion’s Blood), Ezra C. Daniels (BTTM FDRS), Victor LaValle (The Ballad of Black Tom, The Changeling,) Shernold Edwards (All Rise, Anne with an E); and, Al Letson (Reveals).

Horror Noire will be premiering Thursday 28th October.