IFC’s new show Stan Against Evil has many, many elements that excite us. It’s a horror comedy in the vein of our beloved Ash vs Evil Dead. It stars the hilarious John C. McGinley (Scrubs, Office Space). And according to these first images, its definition of “evil” will include at least one angry devil-goat man.
Back in February, we learned that Simpsons vet Dana Gould was cooking up a horror comedy for IFC called Stan Against Evil, with a premise (crabby middle-aged anti-hero fights demons) that reminded us of Ash vs Evil Dead. Now the show has cast its most important role, and it’s an inspired choice: John C. McGinley.
IFC is getting in on the current witch/Satan/hellfire trend with an eight-episode order of Stan Against Evil, a comedy from Emmy-winning Simpsons writer and producer Dana Gould. The description sounds a wee bit like Ash vs Evil Dead—which is a total compliment—though a lot will depend on who gets cast.
Today Hulu notched a sizable win for streaming services. Smack in the middle of Sundance, the company announced that it’s become the exclusive home for all future documentary releases from IFC, Sundance Selects, and IFC Midnight, once those flicks wrap up their cineplex runs.
Aww thanks, Independent Film Channel, for talking about io9 in your video segment about Sporn, the term for oddly-genitaled beings made using the "creature creator" editor that goes with EA/Maxis' forthcoming evolution game Spore. Though io9 did make a music video devoted to Sporn, we have to admit shamefacedly that…