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Shadows: The Rebellious Ones

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Val Lewton's chance to prove himself outside the horror genre has arrived.

If he and his team can turn the nationwide problem of juvenile delinquency into a dramatic hit, then it may mean his graduation from the "B-Division", and his escape from the oppressive executive producer who seems intent on thwarting his creative freedom.

But as the pressure begins to mount, Lewton will find himself facing a new threat; one that may put an end to not just his career, but his life...

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Special thanks to Mark Gatiss and Brook Darnell

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Shadows: The Lost Child

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Val Lewton has finally agreed to create a sequel to his biggest hit, 'Cat People'. But rather than produce a conventional continuation, Lewton has decided to delve into his own past, and to tell his most personal story yet, that of a childhood cut short by an over-zealous guardian.

But in doing so, will he repeat the mistakes of his own past?

Aiding him in his quest is a new director, whose meticulous plans for the film may be at odds with his own...

Featuring Mark Gatiss

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Special thanks to researcher Brook Darnell

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Shadows: The Cat Strikes

Val Lewton has been hired by RKO Studios to oversee the creation of their new horror division. However, the job has come with a set of curious conditions...

Having had the name of his first movie, 'Cat People' decided for him in advance, Lewton must assemble a story that fits the title. But perhaps the solution to the problem lies in an almost forgotten story from Lewton's past.

As well as adhering to RKO's peculiar directives, Lewton must also contend with the demands of his new boss, Lew Ostrow, who is expecting an altogether different type of horror movie...

Featuring Mark Gatiss

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