Great news! AMC Networks has announced The Terror: Devil in Silver, the third installment of its popular and critically-acclaimed horror anthology series, The Terror.
Based on the novel The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle, The Terror: Devil in Silver tells the story of Pepper, a working class moving man who, through a combination of bad luck and a bad temper, finds himself wrongfully committed to New Hyde Psychiatric Hospital, an institution filled with people that society would rather forget. Here, he must contend with patients who work against him, doctors who harbor grim secrets, and perhaps even the very Devil himself. As Pepper navigates a hellscape where nothing is as it seems, he finds that the only path to freedom is to face down the entity that thrives on the suffering within New Hyde’s walls — but doing so may prove that the worst demons of all live inside him.
Writing executive producers are Chris Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire) and Victor LaValle, with the producing team including David Zucker (Scott Free), Alexandra Milchan (Emjag), Guymon Casady (Management 360), and Scott Lambert (Anjulia Productions). Emmy®-nominated director Karyn Kusama (Jennifer’s Body, Destroyer, Yellowjackets) is also on board as an executive producer and will direct the first two episodes.
Said Dan McDermott, President of Entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks:
“The Terror anthology series has already delivered to fans two unforgettable seasons of storytelling that blend real-world events and characters with a terrifying and mysterious supernatural element. The Devil in Silver offers a perfect opportunity for a new installment of this popular and critically acclaimed anthology. We are looking forward to once again working with Chris Cantwell, who we partnered with so successfully on Halt and Catch Fire, Victor LaValle, Karyn Kusama and this great producing team to share our version of Victor’s heralded and disturbing novel.”
Commented Chris Cantwell:
“This series is at once a grounded and real story of a man encountering those forgotten by the world and those he has neglected himself, all while arriving at a life-or-death crossroads where he must face the Devil without and within… and what does victory look like in a world of broken systems, and preyed upon people? What kind of hero is needed? I am thrilled to be returning to AMC and honored to be working with a writer like Victor. We are looking forward to scaring the living daylights out of all of you very soon.”
Victor LaValle stated:
“Devil in Silver is a horror story based on all I’ve seen and also a love letter to the resilience of the human spirit. I feel so lucky that Christopher Cantwell agreed to help me tell this story. His gifts for empathy, humor and tragedy have only enriched this tale of ours. Plus, when we get together, we come up with some pretty twisted thrills. AMC is the perfect home for our show and they’ve been such enthusiastic partners in its development.”
And Karyn Kusama enthused:
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Victor LaValle and Christopher Cantwell on the mind-bending, heart-wrenching journey that is The Terror: Devil in Silver. They’ve created a tale that is both genuinely terrifying and satisfyingly emotional, anchored by unforgettable characters. It’s an honor to help bring this special story to life.”
The Terror: Devil in Silver will premiere on AMC and AMC+ with six episodes in 2025. Stay tuned for updates.
In the meantime, check out the previous seasons of The Terror. Season 1, which stars Jared Harris (Mad Men), Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Ciarán Hinds (Kin), focuses on a British naval expedition stuck in the ice while searching for the Northwest Passage. It is available now on AMC+ and its digital channels. Season 2, titled The Terror: Infamy, stars Derek Mio (Greek), Kiki Sukezane (Lost in Space) and Cristina Rodlo (Too Old to Die Young), and follows events in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. It is currently available for digital purchase and slated to return to AMC+ this spring.
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