Links: Slasher: Ripper

From Brian Tallerico of Roger Ebert:

Link: Slasher returns to Shudder with intriguing new season
There’s something fun about a talented group of people getting together to tell different stories, which is the modus operandi for Aaron Martin’s Canadian horror hit “Slasher,” returning to Shudder. Continue reading.

From Courtney Mroch of 1428 Elm:

Link: Slasher Season 5: An interesting twist on Jack the Ripper (so far)
The one thing the trailer for Slasher season 5, Ripper, promised was that it would be “the most gruesome season of horror yet.” The first two episodes premiered on Shudder and AMC+ on Thursday, April 6, and so far that promise has been kept. Right from the beginning, there’s blood. Continue reading.

From Mary Beth McAndrews of Dread Central:

Link: ‘Slasher: Ripper’ star Eric McCormack on playing a diabolical character in the Shudder series
“I had just heard the name and heard it was a horror thing. I think I was three scenes in [to the script] and I called my agent and I said, “Uh, “I’m in.” I love this guy. I love the language of the show. Ian and Aaron have written a beautifully Gothic darkly funny show, but this character is such a bastard.” Continue reading.

From Stephen Andrew of Pop Culture:

Link: Eric McCormack says ‘Slasher: Ripper’ role is ‘Most Delicious Thing I’ve Ever Chewed on’ (Exclusive)
Eric McCormack is an actor that most wouldn’t associate with the horror genre, but that is all going to change with Slasher: Ripper. In the newest season of Shudder’s anthology horror series, McCormack plays charismatic 19th-century tycoon Basil Garvey, a man who is as ruthless as he is successful, and whose villainy is rivaled by a mysterious new serial killer known as The Widow. Continue reading.

From Paul Dailly of TV Fanatic:

Link: Slasher: Ripper’s Eric McCormack dishes on franchise’s deadly trip to the past
“I think there’ll be some moments of confusion for the audience where it’s like, I hated this guy, and now I’m feeling bad for him.” Continue reading.

From Isaac Rouse of TV Insider:

Link: Eric McCormack talks playing against type as a villain on ‘Slasher: Ripper’
“Basil Garvey is one of my favourite things I’ve ever done. He is a bastard! He is a brutal asshole. He is entitled and rich. He’s Rupert Murdoch if Rupert Murdoch killed people. He couldn’t be worse. And I absolutely adored him.” Continue reading.

From Stephen Andrew of Pop Culture:

Link: ‘Slasher: Ripper’ actor Gabriel Darku reveals how Batman influenced his character
“I think it was fun for me to try to use that as heavy inspiration and really find this place of a character that walks into a room and is immediately taking in all of his surroundings. He’s way more observant than you might initially see him to be. He notices every little detail and he’s not afraid.” Continue reading.

From Courtney Mroch of 1428 Elm:

Link: Slasher: Ripper interview: the A, B and sCreams of season 5
“What’s more fun: concocting the kills or crafting the whodunit?” was among the three questions we asked during our Slasher: Ripper interview. That one was directed toward the show’s executive producer/creator, Aaron Martin, and executive producer/showrunner, Ian Carpenter. Continue reading.

From Heather M. of The Televixen:

Link: Ian Carpenter and Aaron Martin talk Slasher: Ripper
One of my great joys in covering Slasher is getting to chat with the mad scientists who bring it to life (or, you know, murder) every season. Continue reading.

From Heather M. of The Televixen:

Link: Steve Byers talks Slasher: Ripper
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If Slasher‘s first season hadn’t been so delightfully bonkers and well done, we wouldn’t be five seasons in. Continue reading.

From Heather M. of The Televixen:

Link: Ian Carpenter, Steve Byers, and Sharron Matthews Talk the Slasher: Ripper Finale
How’s everybody doing after that bananas Slasher: Ripper finale? Despite the gore that preceded it, that final scene of everyone leaving the church, bloodsoaked and defiant, was a thing of beauty. Continue reading.