I know all of us here at TheEffect.net HQ have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Hemlock Grove on Netflix and thankfully the way is almost over (only 2 more sleeps!). In case you don’t know, Hemlock Grove is the new Netflix Produced / Exclusive, directed by Eli Roth and stars Famke Janssen (Jean Grey of X-men fame) and Lili Taylor (of Six Feet Under fame) among others.
According to IMDB, Hemlock Grove centres around A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?
We recently interviewed Eli Roth about Hemlock Grove. Pop over HERE to see what he had to say.
Here’s the official press release:
The Netflix Original Series “Hemlock Grove,” a riveting and eerie mystery from executive producer Eli Roth and based on Brian McGreevy’snovel of the same name, will be available for Netflix members to watch instantly and in its entirety from this Friday, 19 April 2013.
Check out the new Hemlock Grove trailer here http://youtu.be/GvlFJmh6ktU.
All 13-episodes of the series, which stars Famke Janssen (“X-Men”, “Taken” & “GoldenEye”), Bill Skarsgård (“Simon & The Oaks”), Landon Liboiron (“Terra Nova”), Penelope Mitchell (“6 Plots”), Freya Tingley (“X”), and Dougray Scott (“Mission Impossible II” & “Desperate Housewives”) will debut concurrently in all territories that Netflix is available – U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, Latin America, Brazil and Scandinavia.
“‘Hemlock Grove’ is unlike anything else in its genre,” said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. “It’s sexy, gripping, emotional and twisted, and we’re certain viewers are going to be captivated by its intensity.”
The series revolves around the eccentric residents of a dilapidated former Pennsylvania steel town and the murder of 17-year-old Brooke Bluebell. Through the investigation, the town’s seamier side is exposed, revealing that nothing is what it seems.
“Hemlock Grove” marks the first foray into television by internationally acclaimed horror master Eli Roth (“Hostel,” “Cabin Fever”), who also directed the first episode. The series is executive produced by Roth, McGreevy & Shipman, Mark Verheiden, Deran Sarafian, Eric Newman and Michael Connolly. The series was developed by Brian McGreevy & Lee Shipman. This one-hour murder mystery is produced by Gaumont International Television for Netflix.