Comic-Con: The Terror: Infamy featurette highlights Japanese ghost stories
AMC has released the featurette for the upcoming second installment to their horror drama anthology series The Terror: Infamy, highlighting how the series incorporates Japanese ghost stories into the true story of the unjustly imprisonment of innocent Japanese-Americans after the events of Pearl Harbor. Featuring interviews by cast led by George Takei (Star Trek), you can check out the video below (via Rotten Tomatoes).
Season 2 of The Terror anthology series is co-created and executive produced by Alexander Woo (True Blood) and Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla), from an idea by Borenstein. Woo, who is currently in an overall development deal with AMC, serves as showrunner. The series is an AMC Studios production produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360. The Terror is also executive produced by Ridley Scott, Dan Simmons, David W. Zucker, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert and Guymon Casady.
The next season of The Terror, titled The Terror: Infamy, is a 10-episode season that is set during World War II, which centers on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community, and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible. This season will star Derek Mio as Chester Nakayama, alongside Kiki Sukezane (Lost in Space), Cristina Rodlo (Miss Bala), Shingo Usami (Unbroken), Naoko Mori (Everest), Miki Ishikawa (9-1-1), and renowned actor, producer, author and activist George Takei (Star Trek) as a community elder and former fishing captain.
The series is distributed internationally by AMC Studios and premieres across AMC Global markets as well as in certain Amazon Prime Video territories. The Terror Season 2 is executive produced by Ridley Scott and is an AMC Studios production, produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360.
The Terror Season 2 will premiere Monday, August 12 on AMC.