We’ve gotten a couple of glimpses at Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams, and Misha Green’s upcoming HBO adaptation of Matt Ruff’s Lovecraft Country. But today, ahead of tomorrow’s virtual San Diego Comic-Con panel: a full, and fully eerie, trailer for the much-anticipated series.
We all know we’re supposed to toss coins to our witcher, but don’t forget there’s a reason why (it’s not just because Henry Cavill is cool). The witcher is a monster slayer who hunts down and incapacitates creatures from Andrzej Sapkowski’s series—creatures based on actual folklore.
Dracula. The Wolf Man. The Mummy. The Creature from the Black Lagoon. Frankenstein(’s monster) and the Bride of Frankenstein(’s Monster). They’re all icons of cinematic horror, many for nearly a century—and that’s the problem.