Tour The Country With Sam Raimi’s ‘Fifty States of Fright’
If you’re not excited for Quibi yet, just wait. Today, the short-form streaming service announced a horror anthology with some real firepower behind it. From Gunpowder & Sky (Villains, Lords of Chaos, Summer of ’84) and Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, Drag Me To Hell), 50 States of Fright will explore urban legends from around the country.
The trailer, released today, features terrifying images and stunning special effects. Raimi will also direct and co-write with his brother, Ivan Raimi (Army of Darkness, Darkman). Producers also promise a deep bench of acting talent, including Christina Ricci (Beetlejuice, Sleepy Hollow), Jacob Batalon (Blood Fest, Spider-Man Homecoming), Ming-Na Wen (The Darkness, Agents of Shield), Taissa Farmiga (The Nun, The Final Girls), Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game), Ron Livingston (The Conjuring, Office Space), Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Starman), James Ransone (Sinister, It Chapter 2), Rory Culkin (Lords of Chaos, Scream 4), and William B. Davis (The X-Files).
Quibi is a short-form, mobile video platform set to launch on April 6, 2020. Episodes will be delivered in installments of 10 minutes or less.The app is available for pre-order from the Apple App Store and the Google Play store. Quibi is currently offering a 90 day free trial for a limited time to those who sign up at Quibi.com before April 30. Give the trailer a watch below, and hit us up in the comments or on social media and tell us if you’ll be signing up!