The '80s saw all manner of cute and cuddly mayhem depicted in horror films, with the Critters series developing a cult following in the years since the franchise debuted in 1986. The deadly aliens are returning for the new series Critters: A New Binge, coming to streaming service Shudder on March 21st. Check out the first trailer above and learn more details below.
In Critters: A New Binge, "Pursued by intergalactic bounty hunters, the Critters return to Earth on a secret mission and encounter lovelorn high-schooler Christopher (Joey Morgan, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse), his crush Dana (Stephi Chin-Salvo, iZOMBIE), his best friend Charlie (Bzhaun Rhoden, Van Helsing), and his mom Veronica (Kirsten Robek, The Edge of Seventeen), whose past will come back to bite them—literally. The series also features Gilbert Gottfried (Aladdin, Justice League Action) and Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!, Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich)."
“It’s been more than 30 years since the Critters first landed on the big screen, and we’re incredibly proud to bring this cult classic franchise back to fans. Shudder is the perfect platform for this fun,
This might not be the only new Critters content on the horizon, as Bloody Disgusting reported last year that SYFY was developing a new Critters film. Even if that project doesn't pan out, the franchise has some exciting filmmakers who are interested in crafting a new entry.
Check out the new Critters series when it debuts on March 21st.
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