We nonetheless have a little bit of a look forward to the [email protected] panel for HBO’s new present, Lovecraft Country, which is scheduled for July 25 at 4PM PT / 7PM ET, however a brand new trailer has been launched to make time move just a bit bit quicker.
The present, which has been developed for TV by Misha Green (Underground) and shall be produced by J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele, relies on the 2016 novel of the identical identify by Matt Ruff. It focuses on Atticus (Jonathan Majors), a Korean battle veteran making an attempt to navigate segregated 1950s America in the hunt for a household legacy and his lacking father, Montrose (Michael Kenneth Williams). Check out the trailer now.
Joining Atticus is Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance), who observe him by way of an escalating horrific highway journey to the center of “Lovecraft country,” the actual life space in New England that was fictionalized and utilized by H.P. Lovecraft because the setting of a lot of his novels. It’s roughly round Essex County Massachusetts on an precise map, however in Lovecraft tales, you may acknowledge it from names and areas like Arkham and Miskatonic University.
The trailer takes an prolonged have a look at a number of the nightmares Atticus and his companions face, from racist police and white supremacist secret societies to real eldrich monstrosities that chase them by way of the woods. Suffice it to say, it is really tough to inform which is extra of a menace because the trailer escalates–the shotgun toasting sheriff, or the Cthulhu-like creature making an attempt to flip their automobile.
Lovecraft Country premieres on HBO August 26.