[Trailer] Racist Terror and Lovecraftian Creatures Abound in HBO's 'Lovecraft Country'
We think we just got a glimpse of HBO's next great hit...
...HBO has released a trailer for creators Jordan Peele and Misha Green's Lovecraft Country, which mixes racism and Lovecraftian horrors into one terrifying concoction.
In Lovecraft Country, based on the novel by Matt Ruff:
"The series follows Atticus Freeman as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback."
The series stars Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Courtney B. Vance and Michael Kenneth Williams.
Lovecraft Country is executive produced by Misha Green, who also serves as showrunner, J.J Abrams, Jordan Peele, Bill Carraro, Yann Demange, Daniel Sackheim and David Knoller.
Check out the wild trailer below, which features monsters of all sorts, and enter Lovecraft Country this August!
By Matt Konopka
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