Sam Raimi, Mary Harron, Rebecca Thomas, AnnaSophia Robb, Ben Ketai, Chosen Jacobs, and Sophie Thatcher bring the Halloween spirit to NYCC!
Today, New York Comic Con and moderator Grae Drake hosted a conversation with the creative talent behind three of Quibi’s most frightfully fun series: Executive producer Sam Raimi talked about his horror anthology 50 States of Fright and directing the Michigan episode, “The Golden Arm”; director Mary Harron, writer Ben Ketai, and actor AnnaSophia Robb dished about body horror and The Expecting; and director Rebecca Thomas, Chosen Jacobs and Sophie Thatcher discussed When the Streelights Go On, their 90s-set drama series about a mysterious murder that rocks a suburban community.
AnnaSophia Robb shared an exclusive clip from The Expecting that shows her character’s unearthly prenatal pain.
Rebecca Thomas, Chosen Jacobs, and Sophie Thatcher reveal the secrets behind creating the dark mood of When the Streetlights Go On.
Sam Raimi presented brand new trailers for both his “The Golden Arm” Michigan episode as well as Iowa’s “Almost There,” from 50 States of Fright.
For more about these series, all available now on Quibi
WHEN THE STREETLIGHTS GO ON
After the murder of a beautiful young girl rocks a suburban community, the victim’s sister and her high school peers must struggle to find a sense of normalcy while coming of age in the midst of the murder investigation.
Starring: Chosen Jacobs, Sophie Thatcher, Sam Strike, David Lewis, Mark Duplass,
Cameron Bancroft, Tony Hale, Beh Ahlers, Kristine Froseth, Queen Latifah
Director: Rebecca Thomas
Writers: Chris Hutton and Eddie O’Keefe
Executive Producers: Chad Hamilton, Tariq Merhab, Eddie O’Keefe, Chris Hutton, Rebecca Thomas
Co-Producers: Kenneth Requa, Halee Bernard
Produced By: Paramount TV and Anonymous Content
# of Episodes: 10
50 STATES OF FRIGHT
50 States of Fright explores stories based on urban legends from Michigan, Kansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Florida, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, and Washington, taking viewers deeper into the horrors that lurk just beneath the surface of our country.
Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, John Marshall Jones, Ming-Na Wen,
Karen Allen, James Ransone, Emily Hampshire, Asa Butterfield, Alex Fitzalan, Danay Garcia, Greyston Holt, Taissa Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Katie Stuart, Rory Culkin, Lulu Wilson, Christina Ricci, Jacob Batalon, Victoria Justice, Coin Ford, Erica Tremblay, Elizabeth Reaser, Warren Christie
Executive Producers: Sam Raimi, Debbie Liebling, Van Toffler, Floris Bauer, Cody Zwieg,
Barry Barclay, Tony DiSanto, Tommy Coriale, Chris Mangano
Co-Exec Producer: Anthony Atkins
Producers: Shawn Williamson, David Magee
When a down-on-her-luck waitress suffers disturbing effects from her pregnancy, she embarks on a dark journey to uncover the potential conspiracy surrounding it.
Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Rory Culkin, Mira Sorvino, Hannah Murray,
Creator: Ben Ketai
Director: Mary Harron
Writer: Ben Ketai
Producers: Daryl Katz, Alex Mace, Hal Sadoff, Ethan Erwin (Dark Castle);
Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller (Platinum Dunes); Ben Silverman,
Howard T. Owens, Greg Lipstone, Rodney Farrell (Propagate), Ryan Lewis
Producers: Isabel San Vargas, Marco Henry, Aaron Janus
Co-Producer: Kelly Gallagher
Production: Platinum Dunes and Dark Castle