AMC has announced Eli Roth’s History of Horror will be returning this Halloween for a second season with its first episode debuting on October 10th 2020.
“Season 2 of Eli Roth’s History of Horror digs even deeper into the catacombs of creepiness, exhuming landmark films and cult classics while chewing on the entrails of recent horror cinema. The series explores the dark power and wicked fun of scary movies, the craft that went into making them, and the ways that horror films reflect the anxieties of their times. The story is told by Eli Roth and a celebrated cast of writers, directors, actors, cinematographers, composers, and special effects artists who bring our nightmares to life.”
The second season will be exploring:
- “magic-wielding witches”
- “misshapen monsters”
- “infamously evil youngsters”
- “hell houses”
- “body horror”
The series features interviews with Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele, Ari Aster, Bill Hader, Nancy Allen, Megan Fox, Greg Nicotero, Rob Zombie, James Brolin, Edgar Wright, Piper Laurie, Leonard Maltin, Katharine Isabelle, Jack Black, Slash, Rachel True, Ashley Laurence, Joe Dante, Roger Corman, Mary Harron, John Landis, Tom Savini, Karyn Kusama, and many others.
Eli Roth’s History of Horror is also currently available to stream on the AMC-owned streaming service Shudder.