The Hunger (1997)

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The Hunger is a British/Canadian television horror anthology series, co-produced by Scott Free Productions, Telescene Film Group Productions and the Canadian pay-TV channel The Movie Network. Though it shares a title with the feature film The Hunger the series has no direct plot or character connection to the film, and was created by Jeff Fazio.

Originally shown on the Sci Fi Channel in the UK, The Movie Network in Canada and Showtime in the US, the series was broadcast from 1997 to 2000, and is internally organized into two seasons. Each episode was based around an independent story introduced by the host; Terence Stamp hosted each episode for the first season, and was replaced in the second season by David Bowie. Stories tended to focus on themes of self-destructive desire and obsession, with a strong component of soft-core erotica; popular tropes for the stories included cannibalism, vampires, sex, and poison.

  1. Jeff Fazio


Series Cast

  1. Terence Stamp as

    Terence Stamp

    44 Episodes

  2. David Bowie as

    David Bowie

    25 Episodes

  3. Arthur Holden as Robertson

    Arthur Holden


    2 Episodes

  4. Daniel Craig as

    Daniel Craig

    1 Episode

  5. Nick Mancuso as

    Nick Mancuso

    1 Episode

  6. Amanda de Cadenet as

    Amanda de Cadenet

    1 Episode

  7. Timothy Spall as

    Timothy Spall

    1 Episode

  8. Sofia Shinas as

    Sofia Shinas

    1 Episode

  9. Robert Ito as

    Robert Ito

    1 Episode

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 2

1999 | 22 Episodes

Season 2 of The Hunger premiered on September 10, 1999.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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