Slasher returns for a second season

Filming wraps next week in Orangeville, ON on new episodes of Shaftesbury's anthology thriller series.
Leslie Hope in Slasher 2 Guilty Party

Filming is set to wrap in Orangeville, ON on season two of Shaftesbury-produced thriller Slasher.

Series creator Aaron Martin will return as showrunner for another eight episodes of the anthology horror (titled Slasher 2: Guilty Party), which began filming in February.

As of press time there are no broadcast details for season two. The first season aired on the U.S. channel Chiller and on Super Channel in Canada. At the time Slasher was the first original ordered by Chiller, which debuted the series in March 2016. The show later premiered on Super Channel in April 2016. A spokesperson for Shaftesbury confirmed that the series will not be returning to Super Channel or Chiller for season two. 

Earlier this year, season one was acquired by Netflix for Canada, France, Italy, Australia, Latin America, Asia, U.K. and Germany.

The second season is developed and produced by Shaftesbury, with the participation of TVA/AddikTV and the COGECO Program Development Fund.

Recent Kew Media acquisition London- and L.A.-based film and TV distribution company Content Media Corporation (CMC), is handling global distribution on the series. Executive producers for season two are Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings and Scott Garvie and CMC’s Saralo MacGregor and Jonathan Ford. Jay Bennett serves as producer.

Slasher is the story of group of former summer camp counsellors who are forced to return to the campground, deep in the Canadian wilderness, to retrieve evidence of a crime they committed in their youth. 

Returning cast includes Paula Brancati (Sadie’s Last Days on Earth), Jim Watson (Between), Christopher Jacot (Rogue), Joanne Vannicola (Being Erica), Jefferson Brown (Rookie Blue) and Dean McDermott (Ecstasy). Among the new cast members are Lovell Adams-Gray (Lost and Found Music Studios), Kaitlyn Leeb (Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments), Rebecca Liddiard (MsLabelled), Melinda Shankar (Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Sebastian Pigott (Rogue).