New Lore season 2 trailer reveals six creepy new tales
Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for the upcoming Lore season 2, the next batch of episodes for their critically-acclaimed horror anthology series. The trailer highlights the six horrifying new tales that the series will tackle this season. Check it out in the player below and look for the new season to debut October 19.
Sean Crouch(The Exorcist, Numb3rs) will be Lore‘s season 2 showrunner. The streaming service has also announced plot details for the stories that will be featured for season 2, including two new stories which were not featured in the podcast (Prague Clock and Jack Parsons):
Burke and Hare: In the Name of Science – “Two shunned Irish immigrants in Scotland start off as grave robbers to sell the dead to doctors, but decide that creating their own inventory is much easier, and become the most prolific mass-murdering duo in history.” Stars Emmet Byrne, Emmett J. Scanlan and Doug Bradley”
Elizabeth Bathory: Mirror, Mirror – “The aging Countess of Blood, running out of virginal peasants to drain of their youthful essence, brings in a bright-eyed noble to start a new cycle of torture and murder.” Stars Maimie McCoy, Rosalind Eleazar and Ella Hunt
Hinterkaifeck: Ghost in the Attic – “In the German hinterlands, between world wars, a family goes to bed, not knowing that their killer has been living in the walls and attics of their home like a ghost, watching, waiting for his chance to strike, in one of the most famous unsolved mysteries of all time.” Stars Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann and Susanne Wuest
Prague Clock: The Curse of the Orloj – “As two clockmakers race against the curse of the Orloj, a curse that has already driven the city of Prague to madness and death with the Black Plague, these brothers will discover the price of trying to change history.” Stars Steven Berkoff, Numan Acar and Elie Haddad
Mary Webster: The Witch of Hadley – “A young woman, raised in a town controlled by a religious zealot, must rectify a fatal mistake before a ravenous mob hangs the Old Witch, Mary Webster, in this story set just 11 years before and 100 miles from Salem, Massachusetts.” Stars Paula Malcomson, Hebe Beardsall and Paul Rhys”
Jack Parsons: The Devil and the Divine – “In 1922 only one person, Jack Parsons, believed that we could send a rocket into space and conjure a demon. By 1952 he had done both. But all he cared about was the Scarlet Woman he had both summoned, and lost, Marjorie Cameron.” Stars Josh Bowman and Alicia Witt
From Executive Producers Ben Silverman (The Office), Howard T. Owens (Killing Kennedy), Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), Brett-Patrick Jenkins (Face Off), Jon Halperin and Mark Mannucci (A Year in Space), Lore explores the real-life frightening and disturbing tales that give rise to modern-day myths and legends. Season two will feature new tales from the podcast, as well as original stories not yet available in podcast form, and will star new cast members. The hybrid series will continue to feature narration, archive footage and animation to complement the filmed segments.
Launched in March 2015 by Aaron Mahnke, the Lore podcast has generated a massive audience, was named “Best of” in 2015 and 2016 by Apple and was listed as one of the “15 podcasts you need to hear in 2016” by Entertainment Weekly. The first book in Mahnke’s three-book “The World of Lore” series, Monstrous Creatures, was published in October 2017 by Del Rey Books, with two more volumes to follow in 2018.
Lore is produced by Propagate Content and Valhalla Entertainment. Mahnke is Co-Executive Producer.
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