Lovecraft Country, created by Misha Green, who is also known for Underground (2016) and Helix (2014). It is an upcoming HBO series based on the 2016 Novel by Matt Ruff.
Lovecraft Country is a fantasy, horror TV series, produced by Jordan Peele and J.J Abrams.
The story is about a young African American, who travels across the 1950s segregated USA in search of his missing father.
Lovecraft Country Cast
Jonathan Majors as Atticus Black, a Korean war veteran, he is attached to his pulp novel, which he always keeps in his back pocket.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell, who is also known for her role in Birds of Prey will play as Letitia “Leti” Dandridge. She is a childhood friend of Atticus.
Courtney B. Vance, who is also known for his role in The Mummy will be playing as George Black, Atticus’s uncle, a father figure to Atticus, and also he was the one to introduce Atticus to the world of pulp novels.
Wunmi Mosaku as Ruby Dandridge, known for her role as Joy in the Moses Jones (2009), will play as Leti’s half-sister in this series.
Aunjanue Ellis ( Men of Honor, The Caveman’s Valentine), as Hippolyta Black, Atticus’ aunt, with a craving for adventure and love for stars.
Michael K. Williams (The wire, 12 years a slave) as Montrose Freeman, Atticus’s missing father.
Abbey Lee (Gods of Egypt) as Christina Braithwhite, her father is the leader of a secret order known as the ‘Sons of Adams”. She craves for her father’s affection and respect, but to no avail.
The show also includes Jamie Harris (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Jamie Chung (Dragon Ball Evolution), Jordan Patrick Smith (Unbroken) and Tony Goldwyn(Ghost) in recurring roles. Also, Read: Wonder Woman 1984 plot leaked and why Wonder Woman kills Maxwell Lord
What is the storyline of Lovecraft Country?
Lovecraft Country is an HBO’s one-hour drama horror series created by Misha Green and produced by Jordan Peele and J.J Abrams, which is based on a novel of the same name by Matt Ruff. Matt Ruff is an American author of science fiction and thriller novels, his other notable works include “The mirage” and “Fool on the hill”.
Lovecraft Country is a dark fantasy horror series, which explores the theme between the horror fiction of H.P Lovecraft and racism in America, during the era of Jim Craw laws.
The story follows Atticus Black, a black Korean veteran, and a Pulp Fiction geek joins his childhood friend Letitia and his warm-hearted Uncle George on a quest to find his father in a segregated 1950s America, during Jim Crow.
The three experience constant harassment, violence, expropriation, and blatant racism, while being chased through by hellish monsters and beasts from another dimension during their whole journey.
When is first episode releasing?
The tv show will release somewhere around August only on HBO. An exact release date is still unknown. We will be updating our readers as soon as the exact date is confirmed.
Lovecraft Country facts: Did you know?
A stunt car sloped during shooting the scenes in Episode 1. One cameraman, who was in a pod on top of the car, was injured. Though injuries were non-lethal, he was quickly taken to the hospital.
Elizabeth Debicki, who is also known for her role in Guardians of the Galaxy vol3, was originally cast as Christina Braithwhite. But, she was busy with Tenet (2020). So the role later went to Australian actress Abbey Lee.
The show was filmed at Marietta High School, located in Marietta, Georgia.
Lovecraft Country Trailer
Lovecraft’s official teaser was published on 3 June 2020 on YouTube.
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