iHeartPodcasts and Blumhouse Television have joined forces for a new podcast! The scripted thriller The Mantawauk Caves features 3D audio to provide listeners with an immersive binaural listening experience, bringing the fear to the forefront. This is the third scripted series to come from the collaboration of the two companies, the first two episodes will debut on March 22 alongside original song, "A Killer Inside," composed, produced and performed specifically for the podcast by Lera Lynn. New episodes will be available every Wednesday, but you can check out the official trailer right here.
“We’re honored to continue our long-standing and fruitful relationship with Blumhouse, and collaborate on a slate of new scripted shows, with The Mantawauk Caves, said Will Pearson, President of iHeartPodcasts. “Our listeners crave scripted series that take them into an entirely new universe and out of their day-to-day lives. ‘The Mantawauk Caves’ storyline and listening experience with 3D audio will transport our listeners into a thrilling, and at times frightening, universe.” Take a look at the synopsis below.
From writer, director and producer, Dan Bush (The Signal, The Vault, Tomorrow’s Monsters), The Mantawauk Caves is a 12-episode immersive audio experience that will tell the story of how two teenage boys’ remains ended up in a cave in Mantawauk County, Tennessee. The podcast will follow the story of Julien Solas, an aspiring writer, who returns home to save his friend, James Fincher, from a death sentence fourteen years after he was convicted for the gruesome murder of these two teenage boys. As Julien digs into the past, uncovering dark truths about himself and his family, he must work through his own psychosis while trying to uncover the mystery behind what happened in the caves of Mantawauk County back in May of 2007.
The psychological thriller is produced in association with Psychopia Pictures and will feature a star-studded cast including American actor Jonathan Tucker, known for roles in The Virgin Suicides, 2003's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Charlie’s Angels, alongside Edi Gathegi, a Kenyan-American actor, who starred in House, Gone Baby Gone, Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon.
“The Mantawauk Caves” is distributed by iHeartPodcasts and available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.