Into The Dark, the 24-film horror anthology from Blumhouse Television – the producers of The Jinx and Sharp Objects – premieres this winter exclusively on Hollywood Suite. Kicking off with some bad romance on February 14 at 9pm (available to stream on demand February 1) with back-to-back premieres of Down (2018) and My Valentine (2019), viewers can expect thrills and chills with two new holiday-themed horror films on air and on demand each month through the end of 2022.
With 24 terrifying tales from a broad selection of genre filmmakers, creators and actors, each film features Blumhouse’s signature spin on a holiday story. From Valentine’s Day, to Mother’s Day and even Pet Appreciation Week – viewers can celebrate the horrors of the holidays all year long.
“We are thrilled to be the exclusive home of Into the Dark in Canada. We’re big fans of Blumhouse, a true leader in producing premium horror films like Get Out, Paranormal Activity and The Purge,“ said Sharon Stevens, Vice President, Programming at Hollywood Suite. “We’re honoured to bring this 24-film anthology to Hollywood Suite for a full year of fear.”
“Into the Dark has thrilled and delighted genre and horror-fans here in the U.S., and we’re excited that our neighbors to the North will now be able to enjoy the series too,” said Jeremy Gold, President of Production Blumhouse Television.
Into the Dark features a star-studded cast across all 24 feature length episodes, including Jimmi Simpson (Westworld), Judy Greer
(Halloween Kills), Steve Guttenberg (Three Men and a Baby), Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator), Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding), Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex Girlfriend), Will Wheaton (Stand By Me), Lukas Gage (The White Lotus) and Samantha Mathis (American Psycho).
The critically-acclaimed anthology features directors including Nacho Vigalondo (Colossal), Chelsea Stardust (Satanic Panic), Gigi Saul Guerrero (Bingo Hell), Patrick Lussier (My Bloody Valentine 2009), Marcus Dunstan (The Collector), Sophia Takal (Black Christmas 2019), and Alejandro Brugues (Juan of the Dead).
INTO THE DARK EPISODE SYNOPSIS
THE BODY (Episode #101)
A sophisticated hitman with a cynical view on modern society finds his work made more difficult when he has to transport a body on Halloween night, but everyone is enamored by what they think is his killer costume.
FLESH AND BLOOD (Episode #102)
Kimberly, a teenager suffering from agoraphobia, has not left the house since her mother’s murder, which remains unsolved. While under the care of her doting father on the eve of Thanksgiving, Kimberly begins to suspect that she is in danger, and that it’s always the ones you love that hurt you the most.
POOKA! (Episode #103)
A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, “Pooka.” At first it’s a fun and friendly distraction, but he slowly develops two personalities–one when he’s in the suit, and one that’s outside it–as Pooka slowly starts to take possession of him. This unconventional monster movie is directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, the visionary behind the acclaimed 2016 Kaiju film COLOSSAL.
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU (Episode #104)
In the era of “self-care” mania, a group of millennial friends gather for a girls’ night reunion on New Year’s Eve to reconnect and reminiscence. But as they begin to rehash old memories and revisit an old party game of “Never, Have I Ever,” gripes and secrets they’ve been harboring manifest in nefarious and surprising ways.
DOWN (Episode #105)
A pair of office workers get trapped in an elevator over a long Valentine’s Day weekend, but what at first promises to be a romantic connection turns dangerous and horrifying in this Blumhouse mash – up of rom – com and horror film genres.
TREEHOUSE (Episode #106)
This is the tale of celebu-chef, Peter Rake, who tries to escape a recent wave of negative tabloid exposure by retreating to his family’s vacation estate in the woods. But the ghosts of Peter’s past are everywhere. This film is neither for the squeamish, nor for those who believe a woman’s place is anywhere, but wherever she chooses to be. Or, perhaps that’s exactly who it’s for?
I’M JUST F*CKING WITH YOU (Episode #107)
On the way to a family wedding, a man and his sister endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes during a one-night stay at a secluded motel.
ALL THAT WE DESTROY (Episode #108)
A geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer, creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies by allowing him to relive the murder of his first victim.
They Come Knocking (Episode #109)
After losing his wife to cancer, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip where he finds his family in the crosshairs of terrifying supernatural entities.
Culture Shock (Episode #110)
A dystopian horror film following a young Mexican woman’s journey across the border into Texas in pursuit of the American Dream, only to find herself in an “American Simulation” virtual reality.
School Spirit (Episode #111)
School Spirit follows a group of social outcasts who are stuck in weekend detention and then confronted by the school’s legendary hauntings.
Pure (Episode #112)
In this female coming-of-age horror story, several teen girls perform a secret ritual at a Purity Retreat and, when one of them begins to see a supernatural entity, the terrifying question emerges, what is more dangerous: the demon they’ve unleashed, or the pressure to conform to their fathers’ expectations.
UNCANNY ANNIE (Episode #113)
On Halloween night a group of college students get trapped in a mysterious board game that brings their darkest secrets and fears to life, where they must play to escape… and win to survive.
PILGRIM (Episode #114)
Inspired by true events: In an attempt to remind her family of their privilege and help them bond, Ms. Anna Barker invites Pilgrim reenactors to stay with them over Thanksgiving. When the “actors” refuse to break character, the Barker family learns that there is such a thing as too much gratitude.
A NASTY PIECE OF WORK (Episode #115)
A mid-level employee at a large company finds out he’s not getting the Christmas bonus or promotion he was expecting. But then his boss invites him over for dinner with a proposal for how he can climb the corporate ladder… by beating his professional rival in a violent competition.
MIDNIGHT KISS (Episode #201)
A group of longtime gay best friends and their resident fruit fly head to a beautiful desert home to celebrate New Year’s Eve. One of their annual traditions is to play MIDNIGHT KISS, a sexy but ultimately dangerous challenge to find that special someone to help you ring in the New Year. As friendships have grown strained with secrets, jealousy and resentment, the group faces another challenge when a sadistic killer wants in. Relationships are put to the test and truths are revealed as the night turns into a fight for survival.
MY VALENTINE (episode #202)
A pop singer’s songs and artistic identity have been stolen by her ex-boyfriend/manager – and shamelessly pasted onto his new girlfriend/protégé. Locked together in a small concert venue after hours, the three of them confront the emotional abuses of the past…until things turn violent.
CRAWLERS (episode #203)
On Saint Patrick’s Day—a night of wild parties and drunken revelry—three unlikely friends band together to save a college town from a vicious horde of body-switching aliens.
POOKA LIVES (episode #204)
A group of thirty-something friends from high-school create their own Creepypasta about Pooka for laughs, but are shocked when it becomes so viral on the Internet that it actually manifests more murderous versions of the creature.
DELIVERED (episode #205)
A pregnant woman’s life is upended when she realizes someone close to her has darker plans for her and the baby.
GOOD BOY (episode #206)
When Maggie gets an emotional support dog to help quell some of her anxiety, she finds him to be even more effective than she imagined… because unbeknownst to her he kills anyone who adds stress to her life.
THE CURRENT OCCUPANT (episode #207)
Trapped in a mysterious psychiatric ward, a man with no memory comes to believe that he’s the President of the United States and the subject of a diabolical political conspiracy. As the asylum’s soul-crushing forces bear down on him, he fights to preserve his sanity and escape so that he can return to power.
TENTACLES (episode #208)
A psychosexual horror-thriller about a young Los Angeles couple Tara (Dana Drori) and Sam (Casey Deidrick) who fall head over heels into a new romance, entwining their lives — until their intimacy transforms into something terrifying.
BLOOD MOON (episode #209)
When Esme (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and her ten-year-old son, Luna (Yonas Kibreab), move to a small desert town looking for a fresh start they attract all the wrong kinds of attention. As the locals begin to probe, Esme must battle to protect her son and a terrifying secret before the next full moon threatens their very existence.