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Link: Take Five: Creator-showrunner Aaron Martin on Slasher

From Andrew Greene of Promaxbda.org:

Take Five: Creator-showrunner Aaron Martin on Slasher
On Friday, Chiller unveils its first original scripted series, Slasher, a horror anthology that will feature a new killer every season. Season one stars Dracula’s Katie McGrath as a woman returning to the same house and small town where her parents were brutally murdered when she was just a baby. Things don’t go smoothly. Continue reading. 


Link: Slasher delivers a good old-fashioned murder mystery

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Slasher delivers a good old-fashioned murder mystery
“I purposely avoided watching both Scream and Scream Queens because I didn’t want to be influenced by them and make sure Slasher was it’s own thing. I would say the show, in terms of format, that I was most influenced by is American Horror Story because every year is going to be its own story and an anthology with a beginning, middle and end like they do. In an ideal world I then bring back some of the same actors like they do.” Continue reading. 


Link: Slasher Premieres With Two Back-to-Back Episodes

From Heather M. of The Televixen:

Slasher Premieres With Two Back-to-Back Episodes
Chiller TV unveils Slasher, its first scripted series, with two episodes this Friday night, and it’s a bloody introduction to delicately balanced character study and horror show. I’ve seen the word anthology used to describe it, but to me, that’s individual, disconnected episodes like The Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits. I’ll call this a limited, fixed series. Continue reading.


Super Channel original series, SLASHER, set to tear up Canadian television screens on Friday, April 1

From a media release:

Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay television network, is pleased to announce that SLASHER, an eight-episode psychological thriller from Shaftesbury, will tear up Canadian television screens, on Friday, April 1 at 9 p.m. ET (SC4).

Each episode of the Super Channel original series will also be available on Super Channel On Demand the day following its initial broadcast.

Katie McGrath (Jurassic World, Dracula, Merlin) stars as Sarah Bennett, a young woman who returns to the small town where she was born, only to find herself the centrepiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders based on the widely known, grisly killings of her parents. As the murders escalate, long-buried secrets are revealed, making everyone around her a suspect…or a victim. Sarah finds herself questioning everything and everyone around her, including her husband, Dylan (Brandon Jay McLaren, Graceland, The Killing), her grandmother Brenda Merritt (Wendy Crewson, Saving Hope, Revenge), family friend Cam Henry (Steve Byers, The Man in the High Castle) and the town’s police chief, Iain Vaughn (Dean McDermott, Ecstasy, CSI).

Additional cast includes Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes), Enuka Okuma (Rookie Blue), Erin Karpluk (Being Erica), Patrick Garrow (Hannibal, Bitten), Christopher Jacot (Rogue), Mayko Nguyen (Killjoys, Rookie Blue), Rob Stewart (Killjoys, Suits), Hannah Endicott-Douglas (Good Witch), Shawn Ahmed (MsLabelled, Paranormal Investigators), Jessica Sipos (Dark Matter, Ascension), Jefferson Brown (Rookie Blue, Being Erica), Mark Ghanimé (Reign, Helix), Dylan Taylor (What Would Sal Do?, Rogue, Covert Affairs), Booth Savage (Mr. D.), Victoria Snow (Cra$h & Burn), Sabrina Grdevich (Skins) and Rainbow Sun Francks (The Listener).

Developed and produced by Shaftesbury in association with Super Channel and Chiller, SLASHER is written and created by Aaron Martin (Killjoys, Being Erica) and directed by Craig David Wallace (Todd and the Book of Pure Evil). Aaron Martin, Christina Jennings and Scott Garvie are executive producers. SLASHER is funded with the participation of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, the COGECO Program Development Fund, the Bell Fund, Music and Film in Motion/Federal Government of Canada, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit.