Shudder Announces Month-Long HALFWAY TO HALLOWEEN Specials


In April 2023, Shudder will once again host its “Halfway to Halloween” festival, including a terrifying selection of brand-new original films and series.

The month of April marks the Halfway To Halloween, and to mark the occasion, Shudder is releasing a number of new specials and introducing a number of titles to help you get into the groove of the scary season well before it comes. 


The new season of the popular horror anthology Slasher: Ripper, starring Eric McCormack, a new season of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, The Boulet Brothers’ Halfway to Halloween Special, the Shudder Original film From Black, starring Anna Camp, the streaming debut of Kids vs. Aliens, and more of the best in horror will be available to stream on Shudder in the coming months.

Slasher: Ripper

Two-Episode Season Premieres Thursday, April 6th.

Slasher: Ripper – Official Trailer (2023)

Slasher: Ripper stars Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) as Basil Garvey, a charming billionaire who governs a metropolis on the brink of a new century and a social revolution that will turn its streets scarlet with blood.

The Widow is a serial murderer who preys on the affluent and powerful, unlike Jack the Ripper.

READ ALIKE – Winnie The Pooh Blood And Honey

Kenneth Rijkers, the newly promoted detective, is the only one who can stop The Widow.

Kids vs. Aliens

On April 14th, the new film will premiere.

Kids vs Aliens – Official Teaser Trailer

In this spin-off from the renowned V/H/S series, an all-time adolescent house party turns terrifying when aliens strike, requiring two feuding brothers to come together to survive the night. Dominic Mariche (Are You Afraid of the Dark? ), Phoebe Rex (The Last Divide), and Calem MacDonald (The Last Divide) star (The Umbrella Academy).

The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs Season 5

New Season on Shudder and AMC+ Starting April 21, Fridays at 9 p.m.

The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs showcases varied horror movie double features and discusses their merits, histories, and genre film relevance.

The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs Season 4

Join Joe Bob, Darcy the Mail Girl, and the rest of The Last Drive-In crew as they kick off an all-new fifth season on Shudder TV and AMC+ every Friday at 9 p.m. ET starting April 21st, with episodes available on demand every Sunday starting April 23rd.

For the first time, the season will be divided into two halves, with the first five episodes airing in April and the second half in June, bringing community-driven horror to summer.

Matt Manjourides and Justin Martell produce and Austin Jennings directs The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs.

The Boulet Brothers’ Halfway to Halloween TV Special

Tuesday, April 25th: New Special.

Shudder’s Halfway To Halloween Starts April 1st.

The Boulet BrothersHalfway to Halloween TV Special will be a mid-year variety program commemorating the “Halfway to Halloween” season for fans who can’t wait until October 31st to get their dark side fix.


The Boulet’s haunter mansion set will host the program, which will comprise written sketches, musical performances, and guest appearances from an excellent collection of performers, including co-producer David Dastmalchian (Dune, Suicide Squad). Kevin Smith (Clerks, Tusk), Emily Hampshire (Schitt’s Creek), Taran Killam (SNL), Matthew Lillard (Scream film series), Jorge Garcia (Lost), Steve Agee (Peacemaker), Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, Chopping Mall), Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp), Katya (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Derek Mears (Friday the 13th, Swamp Thing), Satanic doo-wop band Twin Temple, and Kendra Onixx, Koco Caine & Melissa Befierce (The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula). 

From Black

The new movie comes out on Friday, April 28.

From Black – Exclusive Official Trailer (2023)

A strange offer to find out the truth and make things right is made to a young mother who feels terrible about her son’s disappearance 5 years ago.

But how far is she willing to go, and is she willing to pay the scary price for a chance to hold her boy again?

Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Jennifer LaFleur (Nope), and John Ales are among the actors in the film (Euphoria). Thomas Marchese, who also writes with Jessub Flower, is in charge of the direction.

This month’s new additions to the library film collection include Slumber Party Massacre (1982), Magic (1978), Don’t Panic (1989), Bog (1984), Final Exam (1981), and Primal Rage (1988), in addition to the previously mentioned Halloween (1978), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), The Night of the Living Dead (1968), and Hellraiser (1987).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Matilda Wormwood: Unleashing the Power of Knowledge and Imagination The Resilience of Jane Eyre: A Journey from Orphan to Empowered Woman