Cults, monsters and a literal gate of the underworld?
Just another hellish day in the life of a typical high school student, according to Peacock’s new supernatural drama The girl in the woods. The stars of the scary series Stefanie Scott like Carrie, a runaway teenager who escapes from a cult-like colony that protects a small mining town from the underworld’s most gruesome creatures.
After Carrie leaves her post to guard Hell’s Gate, she enlists new Nolan buddies (Micha Ocherovich) and Tacha (Sofia bryant) to become de facto monster slayers. Yes, the fate of the world depends on three teenagers and we are here for that.
Now, E! News can exclusively reveal the scary character portraits and terrifying monsters from the new thriller ahead of this week’s premiere.
Krysten Ritter directed the first four episodes of the eight-part series, premiering on Peacock this Thursday, October 21. The former director and star of Jessica jones was also co-executive producer of The girl in the woods, which is based on the 2018 short film by Crypt TV The door in the woods and the 2020 suite of the same name.