Shudder picks up streaming rights of Kuso

ShudderAMC Networks’ premium thriller, suspense and horror streaming service Shudder has picked up the rights of Kuso, the directorial debut of hip-hop artist Flying Lotus, for North America and UK/Ireland.


The feature, that generated plenty of buzz when it debuted at Sundance earlier this year will now be available on streaming. It is due for a New York and LA theatrical run starting July 21.

Directed by Steve Kuso depicts the aftermath of Los Angeles’ worst earthquake nightmare, broadcasted through a network of discarded televisions. Viewers jump from on-screen reports to the aftershocks experienced by the accursed survivors in a hallucinatory, dystopian nightmare.

Using music, special effects and animation to take a unique look at the dark history of America, featuring Hannibal Buress, Anders Holm, Tim Heidecker and iconic funk musician George Clinton.

The film, produced by Eddie Alcazar boasts of an original score and musical collaborations with Aphex Twin and Akira Yamaoka.