The new Peacock Original, The Girl In The Woods, is a supernatural YA drama about a mysterious door in the woods that leads to a terrifying monster dimension. It features Carrie (Stefanie Scott, Insidious: Chapter 3) a teenage runaway who’s anything but ordinary as she faces her demons and bonds with two new friends Nolan (Misha Osherovich, Freaky) and Tasha (Sofia Bryant, I Am Not Okay with This) to fight back. In preparation for the release of the show on the 21st, Peacock released the full trailer earlier today. All eight episodes will drop at once.
Set in the Pacific Northwest, The Girl In The Woods follows Carrie’s escape from her mysterious, cult-like colony that guards the world from monsters hidden behind a secret door within the woods. The series also touches on contemporary social issues like LGBTQ+ discrimination, the human cost of environmentalism, and the consequences of inequality.
The Girl In The Woods stars Stefanie Scott, Misha Osherovich, Sofia Bryant (Blue Bloods), Will Yun Lee (Altered Carbon, The Good Doctor), Kylie Liya Page (Ninja Assassin), Reed Diamond (Moneyball), and Leonard Roberts (Heroes). Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones, Breaking Bad) directed the first four episodes, including the pilot and Jacob Chase (Come Play) directed the last four episodes. Jane Casey Modderno (The Birch) serves as head writer. The Girl In The Woods was written by an all-woman writing team.
The series is based on Crypt TV’s s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods, which was written and directed by Joey Greene, and the 2020 sequel The Girl in the Woods, written by David Calbert, Van Nguyen and directed by Roxine Helberg. It’s one of the bigger IP’s in Crypt TV’s catalog, and Crypt TV CEO Jack Davis and COO Darren Brandl serve as executive producers. Jane Casey Modderno serves as head writer and co-executive producer. Krysten Ritter serves as director and co-executive producer. Jeremy Elliott and Jasmine Johnson serve as co-executive producers. Jacob Chase serves as director and producer. Joey Greene and Cameron Fuller serve as co-producers.
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