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...Today, you can stream the first two episodes of Sam Raimi's horror anthology series, 50 States of Fright on Quibi. With episodes now beginning to drop, the service is beginning to announce details on plot, cast and crew for upcoming episodes, and we have the official info on the first five episodes!
For those still unaware of the series, 50 States of Fright is produced by Sam Raimi (Evil Dead), where each episode explores a different urban legend all across America.
Check out the details of the first five episodes below, and subscribe to Quibi now to begin watching!
Story #1: THE GOLDEN ARM (now available)
Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, John Marshall Jones
Directed by: Sam Raimi (Evil Dead 2)
Written by: Ivan Raimi & Sam Raimi
Michigan Part 1: Two lovebirds. One awful accident. Heather offers Dave a helping hand. Too bad she may never see that hand again.
Michigan Part 2: Upset. Disfigured. Obsessed with her beauty. Heather insists on an arm replacement made of gold. But comes at a cost.
Michigan Part 3: Dave goes against Heather’s last wish to get out of debt. But when you break a promise, the fallout can be deadly.
Story #2: BALL OF TWINE (now available)
Starring: Ming-Na Wen, Karen Allen
Directed by: Yoko Okumura
Story by: Yoko Okumura & Mae Catt
Teleplay by: Mae Catt
Kansas Part 1: A mother and daughter stop to see the world’s largest ball of twine. It may sound boring. But it really draws the daughter in.
Kansas Part 2: Susan turns to the cops to help find Amelia. Turns out, the town is wound up in something much darker than suspected.
Kansas Part 3: It’s time to get to the center of the conspiracy. Susan digs in deep in an attempt to pull Amelia out of danger.
Story #3: SCARED STIFF (available April 20th)
Starring: James Ransone, Emily Hampshire
Directed by: Ryan Spindell
Written by: Ryan Spindell & Jacob Motz
Oregon Part 1: Taxidermy can be a real killer.
Oregon Part 2: Some things weren’t meant to be taxidermied.
Story #4: GREY CLOUD ISLAND (available April 22nd)
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Alex Fitzalan
Written & Directed by: Adam Schindler & Brian Netto
Minnesota Part 1: Four pledges are ready to find out if they’re Kappa material. But this initiation ritual is about to get way darker than they expected.
Minnesota Part 2: The pledges free a chained victim and attempt to find help in the woods. Can they trust that whoever they find will be on their side?
Minnesota Part 3: This is no frat initiation. The remaining pledges fight to stay alive as the Grey Cloud villagers all begin to close in.
Story #5: DESTINO (available April 27th)
Starring: Danay Garcia, Greyston Holt
Directed by: Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead)
Story by: Eduardo Sánchez (Blair Witch Project)
Teleplay by: Gregg Hale (Blair Witch Project)
Florida Part 1: Miami police respond to an odd call about a stolen goat. Their body cams and video surveillance reveal what happened when they arrive at the scene.
Florida Part 2: Backup arrives at the scene to investigate the missing officers. What they find is horrifying. But for Vasquez, it’s also personal.
Florida Part 3: The officers interrupt an ancient ritual. Vasquez fights to keep her partners alive but evil’s grasp is a hard one to break.
By Matt Konopka