'Truth Seekers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the horror-comedy starring Nick Frost and Simon Pegg on Amazon Prime
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back at it again and this time, the comedic-gold duo will star in 'Truth Seekers', the supernatural horror comedy coming up on Amazon Prime. Comic-Con @ Home 2020 saw the trailer release which was a blend of spooky and hilarious. 'Truth Seekers' will follow the duo as they partner up to uncover and film paranormal sightings across the United Kingdom. Here's what we know about the series ahead of its premiere.
'Truth Seekers' doesn't have an official release date at the moment as the trailer ends with "Coming Soon" as the message, but with the clip out, it is safe to assume the series will hit sometime in Fall 2020, preferably during Halloween?
The official synopsis reads: "A ghost-hunting…duo team up to uncover and film paranormal sightings across the UK in the series. They stake out haunted churches, underground bunkers, and abandoned hospitals using an array of homemade ghost-detecting gizmos and share their adventures on an online channel. Their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, terrifying, and even deadly as the pair begin to uncover a conspiracy that could threaten the entire human race."
Simon Pegg as Dave
Pegg is best known for the Cornetto trilogy with Frost and for playing Benji Dunn in the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise.
Nick Frost as Gus
Frost was best known for 'Shaun of the Dead', and 'Hot Fuzz. Frost’s latest credits include “Fighting with My Family” opposite Florence Pugh and an upcoming role in Joss Whedon’s HBO series “The Nevers.”
Samson Kayo as Elton, Malcolm McDowell as Richard, Emma D’Arcy as Astrid, and Susan Wokoma as Helen make up the rest of the cast.
Frost and Pegg co-wrote the project alongside Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz. Jim Field Smith ('Criminal') serves as the director.
The teaser for the eight-episode series promises to be full of ghost hunters, demons, haunted houses. Frost is the leader of the paranormal investigator team, which slowly uncovers “a conspiracy that could bring about Armageddon for the entire human race.”
According to Higgypop, Pegg explained the trio will embark on their journey into the supernatural as a "small business venture," and added, "it will expand as the series goes on to be something far more global." In a statement issued earlier, Frost said: "Simon, Miles and I, and everyone at Stolen Picture, are incredibly happy to be making Truth Seekers with our new partners, Amazon Prime Video."
"It’s been nothing but a joyride in seeing this mad tale of paranormal conspiracy unfold in all its understated brilliance. Amazon’s commitment and support of the show, and of original programming generally, showed us that we couldn’t be collaborating with a bigger or better team."
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