Horror series

Shining S2 Vale on Showmax

Shining Vale S1-2

An author moves into a house with a troubling history – but nobody else in her family notices anything odd. Is she possessed? Depressed? Both?

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Chucky Season 3 is on Showmax

Chucky S3

Based on the popular horror movies: a vintage doll turns up at a yard sale and soon the tone faces a series of horrifying murders.

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The cast of Yellowjackets S2

Yellowjackets’ 10 biggest shockers

Season 2 of the captivating and spine-chilling show is streaming on Showmax. Join us as we round up Yellowjackets’ most jaw-dropping moments so far.

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Yellowjackets S1-S2

Yellowjackets S1-S2

In this dark, compelling horror, a high school girls’ soccer team becomes the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the wilderness.

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Yellowjackets S2 is on Showmax

Winter begins to bite in Season 2 of the multi-award-winning Yellowjackets

The first two episodes of the dark, compelling, and horrifying drama Yellowjackets Season 2 land on Showmax on 1 April 2023, with new episodes on Saturdays.

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Chucky Season 2 on Showmax

Demon dolls: Chucky, The Conjuring and more creepy toys you’ll never forget

The making of the creepiest dolls in the world of on-screen horror: from Chucky to Annabelle in The Conjuring to the haunted doll in True Blood…

Let the Right One In on showmax

Let The Right One In: Who would you kill to save your children?

This father will do anything to save his daughter – even if she is a vampire. Here are the four of the horror series’ creepiest moments.

True Blood is on Showmax

Vampire snacks: Series to sink your teeth into on Showmax

These bloodthirsty series, all streaming on Showmax, give us a window into the dark life of the children of the night.

Let the Right One In is on Showmax

Let the Right One In

A 12-year-old girl and her father live an isolated life, but when is turned into a vampire, he faces new challenges to provide for her.

Chapelwaite dials up the creepiness in these 7 terrifying ways

Chapelwaite dials up the creepiness in these 7 terrifying ways

Adrien Brody stars as a widower who inherits an old house in a strange town in this horror series based on a Stephen King short story.

Chapelwaite S1

Chapelwaite S1

A captain relocates his family to his ancestral home, where family secrets and a darkness confront them in this chilling horror series.

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is “the next great teen drama”

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is “the next great teen drama”

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin revives the multi-award-winning teen drama franchise… with a slasher twist. All episodes now streaming.

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Siv Ngesi on his SAFTA nomination for Showmax Original DAM

Siv Ngesi on his SAFTA nomination for Showmax Original DAM

Siv Ngesi speaks about his approach to roles and the recent SAFTA nomination for his role in DAM, now streaming on Showmax.

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The Baby is on Showmax

The Baby

Natasha is 38 – all her friends have babies, and she’d like one, too. But when a baby appears on her doorstep, her life is turned upside down. Where does the baby come from? What does it want? British horror comedy from HBO.

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Spud’s Sven Rugyrok on his role in Showmax Original Pulse

Spud’s Sven Rugyrok on his role in Showmax Original Pulse

Best known as Spud’s Rambo, Sven Ruygrok is now on screen in Showmax’s horror Original Pulse. 

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Earl Wan on his role in the “absolutely insane” horror series Pulse

Earl Wan on his role in the “absolutely insane” horror series Pulse

British actor Earl Wan brings his experience on the sets of Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to Showmax Original Pulse.

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Thapelo Mokoena is at his most calculating in Showmax Original Pulse

Thapelo Mokoena is at his most calculating in Showmax Original Pulse

Best known for series like Trackers, Thapelo Mokoena takes on a complex character in Showmax Original Pulse.

“I love playing really weird and out-there characters.” Carel Nel on his creepy new role in Pulse

“I love playing really weird and out-there characters.” Carel Nel on his creepy new role in Pulse

He’s picked up several international roles; now, Carel Nel channels his inner madman in new Showmax Original horror series Pulse.

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“Fearing for your life is a universal thing that people understand.” Taryn Wyngaard on Pulse

“Fearing for your life is a universal thing that people understand.” Taryn Wyngaard on Pulse

Tarryn Wyngaard is fast becoming one of South Africa’s best known faces. She brings her talents to Showmax Original horror series Pulse. 

Albert Pretorius is in Pulse on Showmax

“Horror is about human stories.” Albert Pretorius on playing Denny in Pulse

Nerens, Noord Kaap’s Albert Pretorius is playing against type in his role in survival horror and Showmax Original Pulse. 

Ready, player? 8 series and movies inspired by video games

Ready, player? 8 series and movies inspired by video games

Love gaming? Check out these top movies and series inspired by the world of video games. 

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Pulse

In the six-episode survival horror Pulse, a group of video game developers become trapped in a real-world version of their own creation.

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Who’s who in the cast of Pulse

Who’s who in the cast of Pulse

Pulse is gripping, suspenseful and packed with some top acting talent. These actors are bringing their A-game to the Showmax Original survival horror series.

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Shining Vale on Showmax

Hahaha-rror: Scary series and movies with a killer sense of humour

Showmax is giving you chills and laughs with a range of absurdly horrifying comedy series and movies to stream.