There are few horror shows that provoke such misty-eyed sentimentalism in fans as Tales From the Crypt. That charming old goat, the Crypt-Keeper, had the wit of late-sequel Freddy coupled with the timing of Statler and Waldorf.
Regardless of your feelings re: reboots, the idea of having Crypty back on screen (in any form) is a tantalizing one, no? Oh, to hear the sweet sounds of the Tales From The Crypt theme once more...
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Still, after a good deal of umming and ahhing from the studios, getting John Kassir's opinion on the matter, and even confirming M. Night Shyamalan's involvement, the Tales From the Crypt reboot may be dead as a doornail. Bloody Disgusting report a rumor (repeat: rumor) that
''A source close to the development process is telling me that the reincarnation of 'Tales From the Crypt' is in hot water, if not dead altogether. What I’m being told is that budget issues has caused the M. Night Shyamalan project... to cease development.''