'Ghosts of the Ozarks': 5 things to know about the period ghost film on VoD

The upcoming VoD flick follows the horrors that unfold after a man notices that his new town of residence is a hotspot for the paranormal


                            'Ghosts of the Ozarks': 5 things to know about the period ghost film on VoD
Thomas Hobson as James McCune in 'Ghosts of the Ozarks' (HCT Media)
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Most people, if not all, look forward to new beginnings. A fresh start tends to come with endless possibilities and one really could rebuild his/her life. 'Ghosts of the Ozarks' is about one of those new beginnings but it's about one of those new beginnings that go, should we say, South?

The film is set in the 1800s and follows the horrors that unfold after a man notices that his new town of residence is a hotspot for the paranormal. If you're new to horror films set in a different era, you could consider watching Robert Eggers' 'The Lighthouse' and 'The Witch,' James Watkin's 'The Woman In Black,' and Jordan Peele's 'Us.'

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When and where can you watch 'Ghosts of the Ozarks'?

The film is slated to release on February 3, 2022. It will be available for streaming via VoD.

What is 'Ghosts of the Ozarks' all about?

The official synopsis says, "In post-Civil War Arkansas, a young doctor is mysteriously summoned to a remote town in the Ozarks only to discover that the utopian paradise is filled with secrets and surrounded by a menacing, supernatural presence." James McCune moves to North Fork and becomes the town doctor after taking up an offer made by his uncle, an influential figure in the region. However, McCune soon finds out that the town is teeming with paranormal activities and that the residents are party to it. What happens next forms the rest of the story. 

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Who stars in 'Ghosts of the Ozarks'?

Thomas Hobson will be playing the lead role of James McCune in the VoD horror flick. He has been in the industry since 1990, appearing on TV and in films. The 39-year-old actor is openly gay and lives in California with Wilkie Ferguson, his husband, and partner of 15 years.

Thomas Hobson (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

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Other actors who are part of 'Ghosts of the Ozarks' are Phil Morris, Tara Perry, Tim Blake Nelson, Angela Bettis, David Arquette, David Aaron Baker, Joseph Ruud, Neva Howell, Brandon Gibson, Scott Dean, and Graham Gordy.

Creators

'Ghosts of the Ozarks' is co-directed by Matt Glass and Jordan Wayne Long. The duo has also taken up other responsibilities, with Glass handling music, cinematography and production while Long served as a production designer, co-writer, and producer. The film is produced by HCT Media, One Last Run, and Devil Tub Productions. 

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