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'La Brea': Release date, spoilers and all about NBC's sci-fi series

If you've always been curious about the Hollow Earth theory, 'La Brea' should be on your watch list
UPDATED SEP 27, 2021
 Zyra Gorecki as Izzy Harris, Natalie Zea as Eve Harris  as seen in 'La Brea' (Photo by: Sarah Enticknap/NBC)
Zyra Gorecki as Izzy Harris, Natalie Zea as Eve Harris as seen in 'La Brea' (Photo by: Sarah Enticknap/NBC)

Humans have passed ideas and concepts in myths, stories, legends, and folklore through time. One of the most common ones would have to be that of the 'underworld'. While we all are familiar with the concept of hell, the idea of the same also delves into a deeper notion: there is a physical space below the one we call the Earth's surface. A terrain untainted by humans, where the law of the land is the survival of the fittest. 

Regardless if you believe in Hollow Earth theory or not, brace yourself for NBC's newest series, 'La Brea', which explores this concept in depth. If you're looking for shows that explore themes of new land, history, and survival, you should consider checking out -- 'Foundation', 'Survivor', 'The Lost Symbol' and 'Brave New World'. 


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Release date

'La Brea' premieres Tuesday, September 28 at 9/8c on NBC.

Where to watch 

You can watch 'La Brea' on NBC.



As per the official synopsis -- "An epic adventure begins when a massive sinkhole opens in the middle of Los Angeles, pulling hundreds of people and buildings into its depths. Those who fell in find themselves in a mysterious and dangerous primeval land, where they have no choice but to band together to survive. Meanwhile, the rest of the world desperately seeks to understand what happened. In the search for answers, one family torn apart by this disaster will have to unlock the secrets of this inexplicable event to find a way back to each other."


Natalie Zea
Natalie Zea is an actress and director. Her works include 'Happily', 'The Unicorn', 'The F**k-It List', '9-1-1: Lone Star', 'The Detour', 'White Famous', 'Grey Lady', 'Members Only', 'Too Late', 'Justified' and 'The Following'. 


Eoin Macken
Eoin Macken is an actor. His works include 'Till Death', 'Here Are the Young Men', 'I Am Fear', 'Stumptown', 'Caitlín', 'The Hole in the Ground', 'Close', 'Nightflyers', 'Crossmaglen', 'The Night Shift', 'The Wedding Invitation' and 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter'.


The rest of the cast includes Jon Seda, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chiké Okonkwo, Karina Logue, Zyra, Jack Martin, Veronica St. Clair, Rohan Mirchandaney, Lily Santiago, Josh McKenzie, and Chloe De Los Santos.


David Appelbaum is a producer, director, and writer of 'La Brea.' His other written works include 'The Enemy Within', 'Wisdom of the Crowd', 'NCIS: New Orleans', 'The Mentalist', 'King's English', and 'Adiós, papitas fritas'. 

The series is directed by Adam Davidson, Thor Freudenthal, Greg McLean, and Cherie Nowlan. The executive producers are Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt, Ken Woodruff, Arika Lisanne Mittman, and Adam Davidson. 


When a sinkhole devastates Los Angeles, a group of people soon find themselves in a familiar place, much like Earth but poses a lot more threat. Pushed to the brink where it depends on the survival of the fittest, these people now have to uncover the secrets of this mysterious place if they plan on making it out alive. As per the caption shared alongside the trailer -- "The only way to get home is together. La Brea premieres Tuesday, September 28 at 9/8c on NBC."


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