Sam Raimi's '50 States of Fright': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, all you need to know about horror anthology

'50 States of Fright' is coming to Quibi with its 10-minute-long episodes


                            Sam Raimi's '50 States of Fright': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, all you need to know about horror anthology
'50 States of Fright' (Quibi)
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There's a new show about to arrive on the scene that promises to chill you to the bones in ten minutes or less. '50 States of Fright' is a new horror anthology series executive produced by Sam Raimi that's coming to Quibi, the bite-sized streaming platform that's all set to launch in the United States.

Here’s everything you need to know about the project:

Release Date

'50 States of Fright' will be released on April 13.

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Where to watch

Quibi is a new streaming service that aims to revolutionize mobile streaming by offering content in quick bites of 10 minutes or so and it will be launching on April 6. '50 States of Fright' is one of the shows that will be on offer later on.

Plot

According to a press release, "The first season of '50 States of Fright' will explore stories based on urban legends from Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon and Washington taking viewers deeper into the horrors that lurk just beneath the surface of our country."

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The stories that will be featured include 'The Golden Arm' from Michigan, 'America’s Largest Ball of Twine' out of Kansas, 'Red Rum' from Colorado, and much more.

Cast

The anthology series will feature an ensemble cast of actors including Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, Christina Ricci, Jacob Batalon, Ming-Na Wen, Taissa Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, John Marshall Jones, and Ron Livingston, as well as Victoria Justice, Karen Allen, Colin Ford, Alex Fitzalan, James Ransone, Emily Hampshire, Elizabeth Reaser, Rory Culkin, Warren Christie, Danay Garcia, and William B. Davis.

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Creator

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi attends The World Premiere of Disney's "THE JUNGLE BOOK" at the El Capitan Theatre on April 4, 2016 in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)

'50 States of Fright' has been developed by legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi ('Spider-Man', 'The Evil Dead') who serves as an executive producer for the show. He has also directed the story 'The Golden Arm', which he co-wrote alongside his brother Ivan Raimi.

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Trailer

A teaser trailer for the series has been released by Quibi and it features some short sequences that are pretty terrifying. It looks like this show will be exploring every possible aspect of horror from jump scares and body horror to psychological thrillers and slashers.


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