Fans have something splendid to look forward to this coming Halloween as Hulu unveils the trailer for Monsterland. Monsterland is Hulu’s new horror Anthology adapted from Nathan Balingrud’s story collection North-American Lake Monsters. A story from this collection, The Monsters of Heaven, won 2007’s Shirley Jackson Award for Best Short Story. Mary Laws directed the film, the modern classic’s co-writer, The Neon Demon and on Succession and Preacher.
The executive producers include Babak Anvari, Megan Ellison, and Lucah Toh. Megan Ellison also worked on the last Hulu-bound Ballingrud adaptation, wounds. After David Simon’s The Plot Against America, Monsterland is Annapurna’s second primary television production in 2020.The eight-episode series described in the official press release as follows an encounter with mermaids, fallen angels, and other alien beasts driving broken people to desperate acts.
The entire Monsterland filming was in Kingston, New York, in November 2019. Owing to the horror genre’s success as the home of Blumhouse’s Into the Dark film series and Stephen King’s Castle Rock, Hulu is looking to expand the genre with the more initial planning.
Monsterland Plot :
Additionally to confirming the release date for Monsterland, Hulu reiterated that the film would have a connection to the fictional worlds, including walled, mermaids, fallen angels, and other creatures all intertwined. In the synopsis, broken people are driven to extreme acts to make their lives better. In an episode title Iron River, MI, Kellie Marie stars as Lauren. She goes back to the same town that her best friend disappeared years before. Katiline Dever appears in a separate episode featuring as a struggling waitress and a young mother to a troubled child.
Until she comes across a mysterious out of turn named Alex, she sees no light at the tunnel’s end. Alex’s presence and laxity in the face of a changing identity will introduce Tony to his reality. Ultimately, the show tries to depict the thin line between man and monster.
Monsterland Cast :
In November 2019, an announcement regarding Kaitlyn Dever and Jonathan Tucker joining the series’s cast took place. The two will appear in the first episode. Mike Colter joined the team in February 2020. In July 2020, it was reported that Kelly Marie Tran and Taylor Schilling had joined the series’s cast.In August 2020, an announcement regarding Nicole Beharie, Adepero Oduye, Roberta Colidrez, Hamish Linklater, and Charlie Tahan joining the team took place.
Monsterland Release Date :
Monsterland will debut this fall on October 2 only on Hulu. All the eight episodes will be available for watching for this highly anticipated for series. It is not definite yet when this show will premiere in the United Kingdom, but it should be as soon as it airs in the United States.
Monsterland Trailer :
Fortunately, for all the horror fanatics, the trailer is already out. Pretty scary, right? If you have not watched it, here is the link:
Meanwhile, watch out for the official release of the horror film this coming October.