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donderdag 10 januari 2013

Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' first look Teases Sex, Murder and Monsters

Netflix's first preview of Eli Roth's 13-part gothic horror series, "Hemlock Grove," teases plenty of sex, murder and monsters living in the titular town where it is set.

Based on Brian McGreevy’s novel of the same name, the streaming service's third original show, the first two being "Lilyhammer" and "House of Cards," will be available in its entirety starting April 19.

Also read: Netflix and Eli Roth Team on Gothic Horror Series, 'Hemlock Grove'

“‘Hemlock Grove’ is unlike anything else in its genre,”  Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Chief Content Officer, promises. “It’s sexy, gripping, emotional and twisted, and we’re certain viewers are going to be captivated by its intensity.”

The one-hour murder mystery revolves around eccentric residents of a dilapidated former Pennsylvania steel town, where the death of a 17-year-old girl prompts a homicide investigation that will expose the area's seamier side -- presumably consisting of sex, murder and monsters.

Famke Janssen (“X-Men”) and Dougray Scott ("Mission: Impossible II") star alongside younger faces like Bill SkarsgĂ„rd, Landon Liboiron, Penelope Mitchell and Freya Tingley.