BEYOND THE DARK - Trailer drop
Entertainment Squad will release the first season of Beyond The Dark through its genre distribution label The Horror Collective.
Executive Producer Shaked Berenson (Tales of Halloween, Etheria) announced today on Collider that the anthology series Beyond The Dark will be released on VOD and digital on April 1 by Entertainment Squad’s genre label, The Horror Collective.
The series stars Kimmy Robertson (Twin Peaks), Zoe Bell (Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood), John Hennigan (WWE), and Tracie Thoms (Gone).
Episodes directed by: Kelli Breslin (Netflix's You), William J. Stribling (Bear with Us), Mia Kate Russell (Liz Drives), Annick Blanc, Alexandria Perez (Aftermath).
The series was produced by Shaked Berenson and Entertainment Squad’s Vice President of Short Form and Episodic Content, Heidi Honeycutt (Etheria).
Episode breakdown: Episode 1: The Speed of Time Directed by: William J. Stribling Written by: Russ Nickel, William J. Stribling Cast: John Hennigan (Johnny Killfire), Sean Marquette (Young John), Nic Nemeth (Orville) Johnny Killfire must go back in time and team up with his former self to prevent a breaks the space-time continuum.
Episode 2: Midnight Clear Directed by: Joe Russo Written by: Joe Russo, John Jesensky Cast: Jessica Morris (Julie), Kurt Kubicek (David), Caige Coulter (gracie) An unstable husband forces his terrified family to celebrate a macabre and deadly Christmas. Episode 3: Malacostraca Written and Directed by: Charles A. Pieper Cast: Amber Marie Bollinger (Sophie), Charlie Pecoraro (Chris) A failing writer descends into madness as his wife grows pregnant with their child. Episode 4: Pipe Directed by: Max Isaacson Written by: Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing Cast: Zoë Bell (Pipe), Tracie Thoms (Bliss) The last two decent souls on earth get tangled up in a violent conflict when a woman's body washes up on shore. Episode 5: The Wound Written and Directed by: Chris Levitus Cast: Letticia Bissondut (Anna), Kris Lemche (Otto) A man wakes up bleeding from a mysterious, grotesque wound in his chest. Episode 6: Conversion Therapist Written and Directed by: Bears Rebecca Fonté Cast: Michael Dickson (Ira), Sara Fletcher (Justine), Evelyn Jake (Salina) A demented, pansexual, polyamorous trio kidnap a bigoted conversion therapist and torture him until he sees the light. Episode 7: Peopling Written and Directed by: Lucas Amann Cast: Josh Fadem (George), Kimmy Robertson (Joy) George accidentally creates a doppelganger from his own jizm, resulting in a deranged and deadly love triangle. Episode 8: The Final Girl Returns Written and Directed by: Alexandria Perez Cast: Dakota Payne (The Driver) Surviving a cabin massacre, a driver is trapped in an endless cycle of saving the final girls from the rules of horror. Episode 9: Bad Hair Written and Directed by: Oskar Lehemaa Cast: Sten Karpov (Leo) Balding, insecure Leo tries a new hair growth serum that also unfortunately causes a series of grotesque side effects. Episode 10: Man in the Corner Directed by: Kelli Breslin Written by: Kelli Breslin, Daniel Ross Noble Cast: Christopher Dietrick (Michael), Matt Pascua (Daniel), Larry Weissman (Dave) What starts out as a hookup with his dream guy turns into a nightmare. Episode 11: The Color of Your Lips Written and Directed by: Annick Blanc Cast: Alexis Lefebvre (Diver), Katia Lévesque (Woman) When Earth's atmosphere becomes unbreathable, two survivors face that their air reserves are quickly running out.
Episode 12: Maggie May Written and Directed by: Mia’kate Russell Cast: Lulu McClatchy (Maggie May), Katrina Mathers (Sam) When Maggie May doesn't know what to do, she does nothing at all. Episode 13: Socks and Robbers Written and Directed by: David Lilley Cast: Pete Bennett (Gout), David Chabeaux (Sniffer), Aj Stevenson (Bunion), Andy Batson (Hammer Toe) A gang of daring, sock-headed criminals commit the biggest bank heist in history.