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Slasher: Ripper Is Coming to Shudder and AMC+ in April

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, released today the official trailer and artwork for Slasher: Ripper, the latest installment in the Slasher franchise.

Starring Eric McCormack (Will & Grace), the all-new season debuts with a two-episode premiere on Thursday, April 6 on Shudder and AMC+ with new episodes rolling out weekly on Thursdays.

Slasher: Ripper Is Coming to Shudder and AMC+ in April

Slasher: Ripper takes the franchise back in time to the late 19th century and follows Basil Garvey (McCormack), 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.

Slasher franchise alumni Paula Brancati, Gabriel Darku, Salvatore Antonio, Lisa Berry and Sabrina Grdevich join McCormack for the all-new installment.

Clare McConnell (Star Trek: Discovery), Thom Allison (Killjoys), Daniel Kash (Aliens) and Sadie Laflamme-Snow (The Way Home) round out the cast.

Developed and produced by Shaftesbury and created by Aaron Martin, the eight-episode series is executive produced by Martin, showrunner Ian Carpenter, Christina Jennings, Scott Garvie, Thomas P. Vitale, and director Adam MacDonald, with producers Paige Haight and Erin Berry.

The Slasher franchise is produced in association with Shudder and Hollywood Suite.

AMC Network’s Shudder is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. Shudder’s expanding library of film, TV series, and originals is available on most streaming devices in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.

AMC+ is the company’s new premium streaming bundle featuring an extensive lineup of popular and critically-acclaimed original programming from AMC, BBC America, IFC, and SundanceTV and full access to targeted streaming services Shudder, Sundance Now and IFC Films Unlimited.

AMC+ is available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Korea, and Spain and is available in the U.S. through AMCPlus.com, the AMC+ app, and a number of digital and cable partners.

Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television, film, and digital, established in 1987 by Christina Jennings, Chairman and President. Shaftesbury’s current primetime slate includes 16 seasons of the international hit series Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, ITV Studios and UKTV, and five seasons of Hudson & Rex for Citytv.

Other projects include three seasons of the acclaimed six-part event series Departure for Global starring Emmy Awardwinner Archie Panjabi and the late Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer; and SisterS, a new Irish Canadian co-production by and starring Sarah Goldberg (Barry) and Susan Stanley, for Crave, RTÉ and IFC.

Slasher: Ripper