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Documentary Series Examines CURSED FILMS - New Trailer and Poster

A new five part series looks at horror movies with cursed reputations.

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Certain horror movies have developed a reputation for being cursed, from the IRA bombings that disrupted The Omen to the tragic deaths of the young stars of Poltergeist.

A new five-part series set to air on horror streaming service Shudder takes an in-depth look at the myths surrounding five such movies - Poltergeist, The Exorcist, The Omen, The Crow and Twilight Zone: The Movie.

Featuring interviews with the filmmakers involved and a host of genre experts, Cursed Films debuts on Shudder April 2nd.

Check out the trailer below.

The official synopsis reads:

Cursed Films is a five-part documentary series which explores the myths and legends behind some of Hollywood’s notoriously “cursed” horror film producIons. From plane accidents and bombings during the making of The Omen, to the rumored use of real human skeletons on the set of Poltergeist, these stories are legendary amongst film fans and filmmakers alike. But where does the truth lie?

Cursed Films reveals the events that haunted these producIons through interviews with experts, witnesses and the cast, directors and producers who lived through the real-life events. Were these films really cursed, as many believe, or just the vicIms of bad luck and bizarre circumstances?