Octavia E Butler, the bestselling author, is getting one of her books adapted for the screens, and there is no better time to be alive for time-traveling fans. Kindred is based on a 1979 novel that tells the story of a black woman from the 21st Century who goes back two decades later, and she finds herself living in Antebellum on a plantation. She has to find a way to go back to the quiet life she is used to or risk a life living on the farm till she dies. The upcoming adaptation will take the same approach but based on a different story altogether, and here is everything you need to know about the upcoming series.
Kindred Season 1 Release Date: When will it premiere?
We won’t be waiting for too long to binge on the series’ first season. The show has been scheduled to be released on Hulu on the 13th of December, and since the show will be available only on Hulu, you may need to get a subscription to binge on the upcoming show. Hulu has enticing offers and various subscriptions for their audiences, including a $7.99 monthly plan with ads but an ad-free one for only $14.99 monthly. Need help determining whether to get a subscription? The fact that the novel is critically acclaimed and has been on the bestselling list for over 50 decades should convince you otherwise.
Kindred Season 1 Plot: What should we expect?
Many changes have been made to the 1970s novel to make it appeal to and be more relatable to ten today’s audience. The novel is set in the 1970s when the protagonist wakes up in the Antebellum South plantain and has to get herself back to the 1970s. The current series, however, revolves around Dana, the 26-year-old television writer who is taken aback when she realizes she has time-traveling abilities. To her, it seems like hours, but in the present, it is only minutes. She continues the back and forth to the past, and her husband worries about her return. In the back and forth, she learns of Rufus, and she will have to decide whether he is worth saving.
Kindred Season 1 Cast: Who will be appearing?
Mallori Johnson Stars as Dana, the series protagonist with time-traveling abilities. This is her first lead role after starring as one of the supporting roles in the WeCrashed series. She stars alongside Micah Stock (Right Stuff), ho plays Kevin Franklin, Dana’s husband, who is disturbed when he realizes his wife can whisk into the future. David d Alexander Kaplan from Stranger Things stars as Rufus Weylin, Dana’s young ancestor and one of the main reasons for time travels. Other actors include Ryan Kwanten as Rufus’ Father, Sheria Irving as Olivia, Gayle Rankin, Austin Smith (Random Acts Of Flyness), Branden Jacobs, and many others.
Kindred Season 1 Trailer: When can we watch it?
A trailer for the Kindred series is already available, and you can watch it on Youtube or Hulu. The series shows a young couple still adjusting to their married life. Suddenly Dana starts convulsing, and she disappears, what screams like a lack of civilization. The trailer gets interesting as we see Guns and Dana making out with someone who resembles her husband. Check the series trailer and the first season as soon as it is out.