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‘Lovecraft Country’ Stars On Why Sci-Fi Series About The Black Experience Is ‘Necessary’ Viewing

By ETOnline.com. 2 hours ago HBO’s “Lovecraft Country” taps into the Black experience with a sci-fi twist. The upcoming 10-episode drama series, adapted from Matt Ruff‘s bestselling 2016 novel, follows the adventures of Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors), his friend Letitia Lewis (Jurnee Smollett) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) as they travel across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of Atticus’ missing father (Michael K. Williams). What starts off as a haunting look at the terrors of racism of white America slowly becomes more twisted when the three heroes are being hunted by terrifying monsters that could be taken straight from a H.P. Lovecraft novel. Produced by Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams, “Lovecraft Country” is created and written by Misha Green. “It taps into ...
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HBO Releases Trailer For New Horror Series ‘Lovecraft Country’ From Jordan Peele And J.J. Abrams

By Sarah Curran. 11 secs ago Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams have teamed up to create HBO‘s latest horror-thriller “Lovecraft Country”. RELATED: HBO To Adapt Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between The World And Me’ The show follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). According to the official synopsis, “This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.” RELATED: HBO Max And Matt Reeves Confirm A ‘Batman’ TV Spin-Off Is On The Way The series is based on a 2016 nove...