Peacock has revealed the trailer and key art for The Girl in the Woods, the supernatural YA drama launching Thursday, October 21, 2021. All eight episodes will drop at once on the streaming service.
The series is about a mysterious door in the woods that leads to a terrifying monster dimension.
The show features Carrie (Stefanie Scott, Insidious: Chapter 3), a teenage runaway who’s anything but ordinary as she faces her demons and bonds with two new friends Nolan (Misha Osherovich, Freaky) and Tasha (Sofia Bryant, I Am Not Okay with This) to fight back.
Set in the Pacific Northwest, The Girl in the Woods follows Carrie’s escape from her mysterious, cult-like colony that guards the world from monsters hidden behind a secret door within the woods. The series also touches on contemporary social issues like LGBTQ+ discrimination, the human cost of environmentalism and the consequences of inequality.
Produced by Crypt TV, the global multi-media company growing the next generation of iconic monsters for Gen Z, the series marks another full series adaptation of one of the biggest IPs in Crypt TV’s monster universe.
The Girl in the Woods stars Stefanie Scott (Carrie), Misha Osherovich (Nolan), Sofia Bryant (Tasha), Will Yun Lee as (Arthur Dean), Kylie Liya Page as (Sara), Reed Diamond as (Hosea) and Leonard Roberts as (Khalil).
Jane Casey Modderno (The Birch) serves as head writer. The Girl in the Woods was written by an all-woman writing team.
The Peacock series is based on Crypt TV’s s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods, which was written and directed by Joey Greene, and the 2020 sequel The Girl in the Woods, written by David Calbert, Van Nguyen and directed by Roxine Helberg.
The series is produced by Crypt TV. Crypt TV CEO Jack Davis and COO Darren Brandl serve as executive producers. Jane Casey Modderno serves as head writer and co-executive producer.
Krysten Ritter serves as director and co-executive producer. Jeremy Elliott and Jasmine Johnson serve as co-executive producers.
Jacob Chase serves as director and producer. Joey Greene and Cameron Fuller serve as co-producers.