Clive Barker's Books of Blood is Headed to Hulu, Cast and Release Window Revealed

The film is based on the classic horror anthology book series.

By Chris Morse

A movie based on Clive Barker's horror anthology Books of Blood is officially a go at Hulu. We first learned this idea was in development back in January when the genre creator discussed upcoming projects in an interview over on his official website. Among those was a television series based on this anthology book series, but it looks like it will proceed as a movie on the streaming platform instead.

Interestingly, this film comes from the duo behind The Orville (which is fantastic by the way), Brannon Braga and Seth MacFarlane. Both will be executive producing while Braga is making his directorial debut while co-writing a script with Adam Simon based on Barker's original material.

Books of Blood is a six-book series from Clive Barker, with each installment being a collection of stories ranging from horror to fantasy. Many of them take place in typical settings featuring typical people, but strange or terrifying events unfold to bring horror into the mix.

The film comes from Fox 21 Television Studios and MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door Productions. Starring is Anna Friel (Marcella), Britt Robertson (For the People), Rafi Gavron (A Star is Born), and Yul Vazquez (Midnight, Texas). Fans can expect the movie to arrive sometime next year in the fall.

Stay tuned to Dead Entertainment for all the latest news and updates on this project and much more!

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo