"We gotta' get out of this place, if it's the last thing we ever do." A murder of crows is never a good sign, and The Animals track playing over a family who can't seem to find their way back to the highway solidifies the ominous nature of this joyless joyride.
This trailer has us feeling like we walked into a Shirley Jackson novel, only to realize we actually stumbled into the world of Lost. That is to say, it's unnerving and awesome and anxious in all the best ways. The Lost vibes make sense seeing as how two of the three creators were executive producers on Lost. Directed and executive produced by Jack Bender (Lost, Game of Thrones, Mr. Mercedes), executive produced by Showrunner Jeff Pinkner (Fringe, Alias, Lost), and created and executive produced by John Griffin (Crater), From also stars Lost alum Harold Perrineau.
The show gives a whole new meaning to all those songs about leaving a small town, check out the official synopsis:
The series unravels the mystery of a nightmarish town in middle America that traps all those who enter. As the unwilling residents fight to keep a sense of normalcy and search for a way out, they must also survive the threats of the surrounding forest – including the terrifying creatures that come out when the sun goes down.
The cast also includes Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace, The Affair), Eion Bailey (Band of Brothers, Once Upon a Time), Hannah Cheramy, Simon Webster, Ricky He (The Good Doctor), Chloe Van Landschoot, Shaun Majumder, Corteon Moore (Utopia Falls), Pegah Ghafoori, David Alpay (Castle Rock), Elizabeth Saunders (Clarice), Elizabeth Moy and Avery Konrad.
From premieres on February 20, 2022 on EPIX. (The series will be distributed by Netflix outside of the U.S.)