John Carpenter Releases Spooky Score for Horror Streaming Service

Shudder's new theme will—unsurprisingly—debut on Halloween

John Carpenter created two versions of his new theme for streaming service Shudder. Getty Images

John Carpenter has not only directed some of the most terrifying films ever—like 1978’s Halloween and 1982’s The Thing—but he was responsible for composing their creepy soundtracks as well.

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