'Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss': Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the New Year's Eve horror

A group of friends engaging in a new year ritual of playing a game that basically gets them laid; what could possibly go wrong?


                            'Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss': Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about the New Year's Eve horror

Stacking up in the league of its already stellar second season, Hulu's monthly anthology horror courtesy Blumhouse - 'Into the Dark' is bringing to its fans the sensationally titled 'Midnight Kiss' - a brand new story focusing on New Year's Eve. Following its signature trope of putting a horrifying, yet satirical spin on a particular festival every month, this year's installment will rival the show's 2018 feature-length episode on the same festival, titled 'New Year, New Me' - much like the plot of which, this will revolve around a group of friends but with an added murderous stranger in their midst. Here's all you need to know about 'Midnight Kiss'!

Release date:

Arriving hot and scary right in time for New Year's Eve, 'Into the Dark: Midnight Kiss' premieres next month, on Wednesday, December 27.

Plot: 

According to Deadline, 'Midnight Kiss' "follows a group of longtime gay best friends and their resident fruit fly as they head to a beautiful desert home to celebrate New Year’s Eve. One of their annual traditions is to play a game called 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 on the game. Relationships are put to the test and truths are revealed as the night turns into a fight for survival." 

Cast

Lukas Gage attends the LA Premiere of HBO's "Euphoria" at The Cinerama Dome on June 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Recently revealed, Augustus Prew of 'The Morning Show', Scott Evans from 'Grace and Frankie', Ayden Mayeri of 'Veep' fame, Lukas Gage from 'Euphoria', Chester Lockhart of 'Glamorous', and Everything’s Gonna Be OK's Adam Faison will play the group of protagonists in 'Midnight Kiss'.

Creator

Coming from Blumhouse - the production company by Jason Blum who gave us pop culture reckoning horrors like The Purge and the Paranormal Activity franchises, this installment of 'Into the Dark' will be directed by Carter Smith, based on a script from Erlingur Thoroddsen. 

Trailer:

As of now, a trailer hasn't been released for the upcoming episode of 'into the Dark'. Watch this space for further updates!

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'American Horror Story', 'The Terror', 'The Twilight Zone', 'Masters of Horror', 'Slasher' and 'The Purge'.

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