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“Tales From the Void” – SCREAMBOX Original Anthology Series!

Fans of “Tales From the Crypt” and horror-tinged anthology series like “Black Mirror” get ready for “Tales From the Void”, SCREAMBOX‘s brand new Original Series that delivers six chilling tales of terror, each adapted from the extremely popular r/No Sleep (18M subs) stories! Variety first reported the news this afternoon.

The first episode will play several festivals before premiering this fall on the Bloody Disgusting-powered streaming service, just in time for Halloween.

Created by Francesco Loschiavo, the series features the directorial talents of renowned filmmakers including Joe Lynch (Mayhem), Maritte Lee Go (Black as Night), The Adams Family (Hellbender), and Francesco Loschiavo himself.

This Canadian co-production brings together Envoi Entertainment, Heroes & Ghosts, Rusty Halo Productions, and the esteemed genre outlet Paper Street Pictures.

Francesco Loschiavo and John Thomas Kelley serve as co-showrunners on the series, produced by Barclay J. Maude, with support from Rebeka Herron and Martin Wotjunik. Aaron B. Koontz (Scare Package, upcoming Shelby Oaks) serves as Executive Producer alongside David Cummings from The NoSleep Podcast. Brad Miska and Brandon Hill also Executive Produce for Cineverse. 

David Cummings shared, “For years we’ve been bringing horror stories to life with our audio adaptations. ‘Tales From the Void’ is the next exciting step in this journey. Being able to see the stories come to life on the screen is frighteningly satisfying. We dare everyone to plunge into the void with us!”

Creator Francesco Loschiavo added, “This series is a love letter to the r/No Sleep community, celebrating the breadth and depth of the horror genre. We put a lot of time and care into curating and adapting these stories for television, and we look forward to seeing how audiences react.”

“As someone who grew up on ‘Tales from the Crypt’ and Creepshow, I have an obsession with anthologies and can’t wait for horror fans to see these classic ‘No Sleep’ stories come to life,” said Brad Miska VP of horror content at SCREAMBOX. “ ‘Tales From the Void’ delves through the best of horror, all from the unique perspective of some of the prominent modern voices in horror.”

The pilot episode, directed by Joe Lynch, is based on the short story “The Black Square” by Matt Dymserski and is slated to debut exclusively on SCREAMBOX later in 2024. Additional notable r/NoSleep stories will be featured, including “Betsy The Doll” by Rebecca Klingel aka C.K. Walker (“The Haunting at Hill House”) and “I used to hack baby monitors. But one night I learned my lesson.” by Manen Lyset.

This new SCREAMBOX Original joins others such as Here for Blood, which came out just in time for WrestleMania season, the found footage Underground, the Face/Off-esque body swapping thriller Devils, and the Beetlejuice-inspired ’80s throwback Onyx the Fortuitous

The deal was negotiated by Danny Gusman at The Exchange on behalf of the filmmakers and by Brandon Hill, Director of Acquisitions, on behalf of Cineverse.

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