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Back in 2005 an anthology series appeared on American television with the ingenious concept of bringing some of horror’s most celebrated directors together, along with a smattering of talented new blood, to produce hour long movies. Masters of Horror was the brainchild of Mick Garris, television’s go to guy for adaptations of Stephen King’s work (notably The Stand (1994), The Shining (1997) and 2011’s Bag of Bones) and ran for two well received seasons that featured some of the best recent work from genre giants John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape From New York), Dario Argento (Suspiria, Opera)and Tobe Hooper (Poltergeist, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre).

When the Showtime cable network opted out of a third season Garris partnered with Lionsgate, home of the Saw series and more recently The Hunger Games (2012), and signed up with NBC for a new thirteen part series called Fear Itself which continued the practice of »

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