We have an update directly from Shudder on their upcoming original Birth/Rebirth due in 2023. The horror streamer continues to produce new content for horror fans everywhere, and we now have some details on the production and information about the cast.

Let’s dive into Shudder‘s announcement that went out earlier today. We’ll also share some headshots of the two announced leads, Marin Ireland and Judy Reyes.


Horror from Writer-Director Laura Moss Stars Marin Ireland and Judy Reyes

Set to Premiere on Shudder in 2023

NEW YORK – September 7, 2022 – Shudder, AMC Networks’ streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural announced today the start of production on the latest Shudder Original Film, Birth/Rebirth. The first feature from writer-director Laura Moss, Birth/Rebirth stars Marin Ireland (The Umbrella AcademyY: The Last Man) and Judy Reyes (ClawsThe Horror of Dolores Roach), with AJ Lister (Challengers), Breeda Wool (National Treasure: Edge of HistoryMr. Mercedes) and Monique Gabriela Curnen (Power Book II: GhostAway).  Birth/Rebirth is produced by Mali Elfman and David Grove Churchill Viste from original script written by Moss and Brendan J. O’Brien. Shudder will release the film in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand in 2023.

Headshot of Marin Ireland, one of the leads of the upcoming 'Birth/Rebirth' on Shudder
Marine Ireland, headshot courtesy of Shudder

Said Shudder general manager, Craig Engler, “We’re thrilled to be working with Laura and their amazing cast on this unique, wrenching take on a classic tale. Birth/Rebirth is a fantastic blend of psychological and body horror, sure to electrify our members.”

Writer-director Laura Moss added, “I am over the moon to be working with Shudder to finally bring this project to life. It’s been gestating for a long time and I’m so proud of the cast and crew we have assembled to make it happen.”

Headshot of Judy Reyes, one of the leads of the upcoming 'Birth/Rebirth' on Shudder
Judy Reyes, headshot courtesy of Shudder

Birth/Rebirth is a psychological horror film about motherhood and creation, inspired by Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’. The film is centered around a single mother (Reyes) and a childless morgue technician (Ireland) who are bound together by their relationship to a re-animated little girl (Lister).

The deal was negotiated by Emily Gotto, VP, Global Acquisitions & Co-Productions on behalf of Shudder and UTA Independent and Bruce Eisen on behalf of the filmmakers.


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Are you looking forward to Birth/Rebirth?

Shudder has been releasing a lot of originals and exclusives for their subscribers, and Birth/Rebirth looks to be a potentially solid addition to the streaming library. What do you think, though? Is Birth/Rebirth one to look forward to? Let us know in the comments.

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