Showtime Names Masters of Horror Directors

Showtime will debut 13 new one-hour episodes of its Masters of Horror anthology series beginning in October.

The first season of Masters of Horror debuted last fall and featured horror-film legends Dario Argento (Suspiria, Opera), John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing), Larry Cohen (It's Alive), Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba Ho-tep), Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins), Mick Garris (Riding the Bullet, The Stand), Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator), John Landis (An American Werewolf in London), Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist) William Malone (feardotcom), Lucky McKee (May) and John McNaughton (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) directing original one-hour films.

Brad Anderson (Session Nine, The Machinist), Ernest Dickerson (Bones, Demon Knight) and Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child's Play) have been added to the roster for the upcoming season, joining returnees Argento, Carpenter, Dante, Garris, Gordon, Hooper and Landis.