EXCLUSIVE: It’s going to be a terrifying Thanksgiving. Hulu’s horror event series Into the Dark has set Kerr Smith (Riverdale), Reign Edwards (Snowfall), Peter Giles (Man Seeking Woman), Courtney Henggeler (Cobra Kai), Taj Speights (Grey’s Anatomy) and Antonio Raul Corbo (Broke) for the “Pilgrim” installment of the Blumhouse Television series.
Into the Dark includes 12 feature-length episodes, released each month over one year and inspired by a holiday, featuring Blumhouse’s signature genre/thriller spin on the story. Marcus Dunstan directed “Pilgrim” and co-wrote it with Patrick Melton as well as Noah Feinberg. It will premiere on November 1.
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“Pilgrim” is inspired by true events and follows Ms. Anna Barker, who invites Pilgrim re-enactors to her family’s Thanksgiving in an effort to remind them of their privilege and help them bond. When the “actors” refuse to break character, the Barker family learns that there is such a thing as too much gratitude.
Previous installments of Into the Dark include the April Fools’ Day-themed “I’m Just F*cking With You”; the Mother’s Day-themed “All That We Destroy”; July’s “Culture Shock” as well as “School Spirit”, “Pure”, “Treehouse”, “They Come Knocking” and “Down”.
Smith is repped by The Gersh Agency and Link Entertainment. Edwards is repped by Hyperion, Management 360 and attorney Morris Yorn. Giles is repped by Paradigm Talent Agency and Artists First. Henggeler is repped by The Gersh Agency and Teitelbaum Artists Group. Speights is repped by The Osbrink Agency and Untitled Entertainment. Corbo is repped by The Osbrink Agency and Eileen O’Farrell Management.