Blumhouse and EPIX premium cable outlets have been working together to release several genre films into the world recently. A House by the Bayou, American refugee, Torn hearts, Inhuman, The deep house. Now it has been announced that Blumhouse and Epix are teaming up for a five-part documentary series called Blumhouse’s Horror Compendiumwhich premieres on EPIX on Sunday, October 2 at 10pm EDT/PDT.
Blumhouse’s Horror Compendium has been executive produced by Jason Blum, Mary Lisio, Ryan Turek, Jeremy Gold, Michael Wright, Jill Burkhart and showrunner James Buddy Day, who also executive produced and directed the Blumhouse / EPIX true crime docuseries Fall River.
Narrated by genre icon Robert Englund, Blumhouse’s Horror Compendium is said to be
definitive look back at the horror genre from the company considered the driving force of the horror renaissance. Blumhouse’s Horror Compendium revisits the shocks and scares of our favorite iconic cinematic horror moments from the 1930s to today with insights from some of the best and most influential filmmakers, producers and actors working in the genre, as well as experts and historians. The series reflects how typical horror films have exposed and reflected the world’s real fears to audiences, uniting us with common understanding, catharsis and entertainment.
Michael Wright, President of EPIX, provided the following statement:We are thrilled to continue our productive creative partnership with Blumhouse Television. For more than a century, horror films have been an essential part of the American cultural vocabulary, and we couldn’t think of a better partner to explore the genre’s history than Blumhouse, which has consistently raised the bar in the horror space for over 20 years.“
Chris McCumber, president of Blumhouse Television, added: “We hope horror fans will have as much fun and enjoy watching this series as we did making it. We are grateful to everyone who participated in and supported the series, including our partners at EPIX.“
I’m always on board to see a documentary about the horror genre, so I’m looking forward to seeing how Blumhouse’s Horror Compendium has shown. Want to watch this documentary series on EPIX? Let us know by leaving a comment below.