AMC Networks‘ Shudder has announced the movie highlights for next month. The Shudder May 2023 lineup includes horror, thriller and supernatural titles.
The Shudder May 2023 premieres include Huesera: The Bone Woman, Consecration, and Influencer.
New library films this month include High Tension, Inside, Livid, Martyrs, The Babadook, The Devil’s Doorway, and more.
SHUDDER MAY 2023 HIGHLIGHTS
A look at the Shudder May 2023 premiere schedule.
Slasher: Ripper (Shudder Original Series) – New Episodes Every Thursday Until Season Finale on May 11
Slasher: Ripper takes the Slasher franchise back in time to the late 19th century and stars Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) as Basil Garvey, a charismatic tycoon whose success is only rivaled by his ruthlessness, as he oversees a city on the cusp of a new century, and a social upheaval that will see its streets run red with blood.
There’s a killer stalking the mean streets, but instead of targeting the poor and downtrodden like Jack the Ripper, The Widow is meting out justice against the rich and powerful. The only person standing in the way of this killer is the newly promoted detective, Kenneth Rijkers, whose ironclad belief in justice may wind up being yet another victim of The Widow.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs Season 5A (Shudder Original Series) – New Episodes Premiere Live on Shudder TV and AMC+ TV Friday Until May 21; Remaining Five Episodes Will Debut in June
On The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs, Joe Bob Briggs hosts eclectic horror movie double features, expounding upon their merits, histories and significance to genre cinema. Join Joe Bob, Darcy the Mail Girl, and the rest of The Last Drive-In crew as they ring in an all-new fifth season, which for the first time ever will be split into two parts.
The first half of the season premiered on Friday, April 21 and the final half returns mid-June, rounding out the horror-viewing experience. The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs is produced by Matt Manjourides and Justin Martell and directed by Austin Jennings.
Huesera: The Bone Woman – Streaming on May 12th (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
Valeria, a young woman expecting her first child, becomes cursed by a sinister entity. Plunged into a terrifying and dangerous world, a group of witches emerge as her only hope for safety and salvation, but not without grave risk.
Directed by Michelle Garza Cervera, the Spanish-language film stars Natalia Solián, Alfonso Dosal, Mayra Batalla, Mercedes Hernández, Aída López, and Martha Claudia Moreno. The script is by Michelle Garza Cervera and Abia Castillo.
Consecration – Streaming on May 19th (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
After the suspicious death of her brother, a priest, Grace (Jenna Malone) goes to the Mount Saviour Convent in Scotland to find out what really happened with the help of Father Romero (Danny Huston).
But she soon comes to distrust the account of the Church as she uncovers murder, sacrilege, and a disturbing truth about her own shadowy past that brings long-buried trauma to the surface.
The film stars Jena Malone (The Hunger Games franchise, Neon Demon, Nocturnal Animals), Danny Huston (Wonder Woman, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Clash of the Titans, Robin Hood), and Academy Award nominee Janet Suzman (The Crown, Dry White Season, Nicolas and Alexander).
The film was produced by Xavier Marchand of Moonriver Content (Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, The Ritual, The Lodge, Sinister, Woman in Black series), Jason Newmark of Newscope Films (Triangle, Detour, Severance) and Laurie Cook of Bigscope Films (The Banishing, Don’t Hang Up, Pressure).
Stuart Ford executive produced along with Linda McDonough, AGC’s Miguel Palos and co-executive producer Zachary Garrett, together with Bigscope’s Ed Fraiman and Adam Nagel. Casey Herbert of Moonriver Content was co-producer.
The supernatural thriller was directed by Christopher Smith (The Banishing, Detour, Severance) from the script he wrote with Laurie Cook (The Banishing).
Influencer – Streaming on May 26th (Available in US, CA, UKI, ANZ)
While struggling on a solo backpacking trip in Thailand, social media influencer Madison meets CW, who travels with ease and shows her a more uninhibited way of living. But CW’s interest in her takes a darker turn.
Directed by Kurtis David Harder (Spiral), Influencer stars Cassandra Naud, Emily Tennant, Rory J Saper, and Sara Canning. The script is by Kurtis David Harder and Tesh Guttikonda.
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2023 (Shudder Exclusive) – Horror Awards Show Streams Live on Shudder TV and AMC+ TV on Sunday, May 21 at 9pm ET
The Fangoria Chainsaw Awards is an annual award ceremony recognizing outstanding achievements in horror film and television.
For the third year in a row, the event will be hosted by actor and writer David Dastmalchian (Late Night with the Devil, Dune), this time joined by co-host Peaches Christ (All About Evil, the Midnight Mass podcast) and will feature Jamie Clayton (Hellraiser), Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw (The Black Phone), and Akela Cooper (Malignant, M3GAN) among its presenters.
This year’s nominees include X, Prey, The Black Phone, Pearl, Nope, Stranger Things, Blood Relatives, Queer for Fear, Barbarian and Terrifier 2.
Repertory titles new to Shudder in May…
AVAILABLE MAY 1
High Tension (2003) – Directed by Alexandre Aja
Inside (2007) – Directed by Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury
Livid (2011) – Directed by Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury
Martyrs (2015) – Directed by Kevin & Michael Goetz
AVAILABLE MAY 8
Poison for the Fairies (1986) – Directed by Carlos Enrique Taboada
Darker than the Night (1975) – Directed by Carlos Enrique Taboada
AVAILABLE MAY 15
The Babadook (2014) – Directed by Jennifer Kent
The Devil’s Doorway (2018) – Directed by Aislinn Clarke
AVAILABLE MAY 22
In Their Skin (2012) – Directed by Jeremy Power Regimbal