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CREEPY Magazine is getting the big screen treatment. Chris Columbus is set to produce an epic 4 part anthology film based on the mag, which most likely he will write at least one of them. Dan and Josh Braun will produce the film with Sarah Feldmann Sheehan. CREEPY is a horror magazine that came out in 1964 and ran through 1983. It sort of had a comeback in 2009.
Frank Frazetta did a bunch of the covers for the magazine. CREEPY is sort of like ‘Tales From The Crypt’ or’Creepshow’ in that anthology aspect of things. Both CREEPY and EERIE were purchased by the Brauns back in 2007. “I am thrilled to be immersed once again in the world of CREEPY and EERIE,” Columbus said in a statement. “They featured some of the most important comic book artists of the time and were incredibly influential in my desire to become a filmmaker. It is really exciting to have the opportunity to bring these unique tales to the screen and share them with today’s audiences.”
The Brauns said that after several years of trying to figure out how to exploit the brand name, this fit well with Columbus. “We have always been fans of Anthology horror films such as the Trilogy of Terror and Tales from the Crypt and it has been our goal to figure out a way to make a great CREEPY anthology,” the said. “Chris and Michael and their team at 1492 are the perfect partners to bring this to life.”