Rachel Brosnahan, Christina Ricci to Star in Quibi Horror Series From Executive Producer Sam Raimi

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan and Christina Ricci are set to appear in a new horror anthology series for Quibi, the upcoming mobile-only streaming service spearheaded by Jeffrey Katzenberg. Spider-Man director Sam Raimi will serve as one of the shows executive producer.

The series, titled 50 States of Fright, will explore different urban legends from across the U.S. Each episode will feature different stars and stories, with Brosnahan starring alongside Travis Fimmel (Vikings) and John Marshall Jones (The Last Revolutionary) in an episode directed and co-written by Raimi and based on a Michigan urban legend.

Ricci will be joined by Jacob Batalon (Spiderman: Far From Home) in an episode titled Red Rum, on a scary story from Colorado. Ming-Na Wen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story), Ron Livingston (A Million Little Things) and Asa Butterfield (Sex Education) will also star in 50 States of Freight episodes.

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The show comes from Alter, Gunpowder & Skys new horror brand, POD 3 and Diga Studios. Executive producers on the show, aside from Raimi, include Debbie Liebling of POD 3, Gundpower & Sky CEO Van Toffler, Tony DiSanto, Cody Zweig, Barry Barclay, Tommy Coriale and Chris Mangano.

The driving force for us as a studio is to foster the careers of emerging talent by marrying them with proven innovators, Toffler said in a statement. With 50 States of Fright we sought out a diverse group of breakthrough performers and fearless horror visionaries and partnered them with Sam Raimi to oversee the creative process. This winning formula ensures well get a sload of scares.

Quibi, founded by Katzenberg and led by CEO Meg Whitman, has already greenlit dozens of shows from a whos who of stars, including Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Tyra Banks, Don Cheadle, Stephen Curry, Anna Kendrick, Idris Elba, Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers, among others. The Los Angeles-based company added a series earlier this week thatll follow Daily Show host Trevor Noah around the U.S. and abroad.

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Quibi shows will only be available on mobile devices, with each episode running no longer than 10 minutes. The app will cost viewers $4.99 per month for ad-supported viewing, or run $7.99 for ad-free viewing when it debuts next spring.

More stars will be added to 50 States of Fright as production rolls on, according to one person familiar with the project. Heres a list of the writers and directors already attached to the program: Sam and Ivan Raimi; Scott Beck and Bryan Woods; Yoko Okumura; Sarah Conradt-Kroehler; Mae Catt; Isa Mazzei and Daniel Goldhaber; Greg Hale; Ryan Spindell; Adam Schilder and Brian Netto; Alejandro Brugues and Eduardo Sanchez.

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