Launching in October in time for Halloween, The Girl in the Woods Crypt TV is a new YA supernatural drama set in the Pacific Northwest. The upcoming series is based on a Crypt TV short film and will premiere exclusively on the NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock.
The Girl in the Woods features monstrous creatures and touches on contemporary social issues like environmentalism, LGBTQ+ discrimination, and the consequences of inequality. Nightbooks actress Krysten Ritter directed the show’s first four episodes, including the pilot, and Jacob Chase directed the last four.
What’s also exciting about this show is that it was brought to life by an all-women writing team. Jane Casey Modderno, who previously worked with Crypt TV on The Birch, returns here as the head writer.
The Girl in the Woods Crypt TV synopsis
The series is based on the Crypt TV 2018 short film “The Door in the Woods, which was written and directed by Joey Greene, and the film’s 2020 sequel “The Girl in the Woods,” written by David Calbert, Van Nguyen and directed by Roxine Helberg.
This supernatural YA drama centers on a teenage runaway who finds a mysterious door in the woods that leads to a terrifying monster dimension. Carrie (Stefanie Scott) is anything but ordinary and faces off against her demons alongside her two new friends, Nolan and Tasha, as they band together to fight against the monstrosities.
The Girl in the Woods Crypt TV release date
All eight episodes of the new series will drop at once on Thursday, October 21, exclusively on Peacock.
The Girl in the Woods Crypt TV cast
The Girl in the Woods stars Stefanie Scott (Insidious: Chapter 3), Misha Osherovich (Freaky), Sofia Bryant (I Am Not Okay With This), Will Yun Lee (Altered Carbon), Kylie Liya Page (Gossip Girl), Reed Diamond (Bosch) and Leonard Roberts (Heroes).
The Girl in the Woods Crypt TV trailer
Enjoy the official trailer for this official Peacock Original below: