For the spooky season, Peacock is bringing John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams to audiences. This unscripted series is directed by John Carpenter, Jordan Roberts, Michelle Latimer, and Jan Pavlacky, with John Carpenter, Sandy King, Tony DiSanto, Jordan Roberts, Patrick Smith, and Andy Portnoy serving as Executive Producers, and is produced by Storm King Productions and DIGA Studios. The series will air beginning October 13, 2023, and will be six episodes in length.
John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams will serve as an exploration of true tales of terror that took place in seemingly perfect American hometowns. Billed as an anthology series, each episode will delve into the monstrous evil that lurks beneath the surface of friendly suburbia through the lens of one frightful tale. In addition to firsthand accounts, the episodes will include cinematic reenactments, personal archives, and historic town press coverage.
John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams is a genre-busting unscripted horror anthology series from the mind of legendary director, writer, and producer John Carpenter. The series explores the dark secrets and unspeakable evil that sometimes lurks beneath the surface of the sun-drenched streets, manicured lawns, and friendly neighbors of suburbia.
Each episode focuses on one true tale of terror, told by the real people who lived through it. Their firsthand accounts are brought to life through premium cinematic scene-work, news clips, home photos, and archival footage, combining the visual language of horror films with the tools and techniques of documentaries, creating a uniquely frightening experience for viewers.
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