Krysten Ritter Discusses Directing ‘The Girl in the Woods’

Krysten Ritter serves as director and co-executive producer of The Girl in the Woods. She directed the first four episodes, including the pilot. All eight episodes will begin streaming Thursday, October 21 on Peacock. The series is based on Crypt TV’s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods and the 2020 sequel The Girl in the Woods.   

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Stefanie Scott Previews Peacock’s ‘The Girl in the Woods’

Stefanie Scott stars as Carrie in The Girl in the Woods. All eight episodes will begin streaming Thursday, October 21 on Peacock. The series is based on Crypt TV’s 2018 short film The Door in the Woods and the 2020 sequel The Girl in the Woods.   

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Reminder to Prepare Yourself for Scott Cooper’s ‘Antlers’ Arriving This Month

Nearly two years have passed since FOX Searchlight shared the final trailer for Scott Cooper’s supernatural horror Antlers. Considering the time of its release, it’s no surprise the goings on of the world overshadowed the hubbub of a film that should absolutely be on your radar this Halloween.

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Peacock Has Shared the Official Trailer for ‘The Girl In The Woods’

The Girl In The Woods is a supernatural YA drama about a mysterious door in the woods that leads to a terrifying monster dimension. The cast includes Stefanie Scott (Carrie), Misha Osherovich (Nolan), Sofia Bryant (Tasha), Will Yun Lee (Arthur Dean), Kylie Liya Page (Sara), Reed Diamond (Hosea), and Leonard Roberts (Khalil). All eight episodes of the new Peacock Original will drop on Thursday, October 21.

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NOC Interview: Rosie Dwyer Discusses the New Season of Netflix’s ‘The A List’

Rosie Dwyer brings the character of Alex to life on The A List. The show first premiered in 2018 on BBC and was then picked up by Netflix. The second season just hit the streaming platform on June 25, 2021 and continued the mystery that left fans on the edge of their seat in season 1. The A List is definitely the binge-worthy supernatural teen drama you’ve been craving.

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NOC Interview: Lisa Ambalavanar Talks All Things ‘The A List’

Lisa Ambalavanar stars as Mia in The A List. The show first premiered in 2018 on BBC and was then picked up by Netflix. The second season just hit the streaming platform on June 25, 2021 and continued the mystery that left fans on the edge of their seat in season 1. The A List is definitely the addictive supernatural teen drama you’ve been searching for.

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Xalavier Nelson, Jr. Brings Representation to New Heights with ‘El Paso, Elsewhere’

Xalavier Nelson, Jr. — the award-winning narrative designer, writer, and former journalist — doesn’t just make games that are out of the box, he supplants the box with stock photos of dogs and then has them run an airport for aliens. As silly a concept as it may sound initially, Xalavier and his team at Strange Scaffold released an indie game earlier this year whose premise was just that, and folks really dug it. Xalavier is sincere in his approach to video game development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability, and he strives for it when thinking about any game idea.

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‘Growing Fangs’ Director Anne Marie Pace on Finding Your Place in the World

Growing up Mexican American and bisexual in a family of anthropologists, Pace wanted to showcase what it meant to be an outsider and finding your place. She also is a huge fan of the supernatural. So, why not put the two and two together? That’s exactly what she did.

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Netflix’s ‘Trese’ Spotlights Filipino Folklore Through Binge-able Storytelling

The highly anticipated anime adaptation of Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s comic book series, Trese, is at last available to stream on Netflix. The adventures of hardcore investigator Alexandra Trese spring from the black-and-white comic illustrations into this beautifully animated, heavily detailed world, filled with tons of action, Filipino folklore, and a destiny cemented by circumstances but defined by respectable character.

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Netflix Gives First Look at ‘Trese’ Anime Series

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The trailer for Trese is here and it looks so good! The highly anticipated anime adaptation of Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s popular comic book series of the same name brings the black-and-white illustrations to life in color and with animation that looks so beautiful, it makes even the gory parts a stunning sight.

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AAPI Supernatural Recommendations for Fans of Disney’s ‘So Weird’

It’s been well documented that I am a fan of the ‘90’s Disney Channel original series, So Weird; a paranormal drama that balances out both the supernatural and tender-hearted moments of a grieving family. But when you’ve watched the same episodes over and over again, you can’t help but ache for something new, but with a similar vibe. To balance out the desire of also wanting to see more stories created by and starring people that look more like you can make for a grand adventure.

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The Devil’s in the Marketing Details of ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’

The Conjuring 3, aka The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, has FINALLY released their trailer and poster for the anticipated third film, based on the case files of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.

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‘Story Game’ Navigates Celebration of Storytelling Through Odd Plot Choices

The Hawai’i International Film Festival is marking their 40th year with a 25-day virtual program. Of the wide variety of stories coming from Hawaii and beyond, Jason K. Lau’s Story Game stands out as a film about just that: storytelling.

College friends James (Alberto Rosende), Chika (Lyrica Okano), and Nicole (Greer Grammer) go camping in Hawaii when they decide to challenge each other to telling the best story possible. With the guide of an app called Story Game, each friend must telling a supernatural story set in Japan, featuring a character with green eyes. Each friend goes at it as they attempt to one up one another, as their narratives come to life.

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Announcing Racebending’s Annual Super Asian America Panel for SDCC 2018

It’s July, which means San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner! This year, I’m making my triumphant return to San Diego, so stay tuned as we’ll be announcing various NOC-related events and gatherings all week. Just follow #SDNOC on twitter.

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Thirsty for Representation: Osric Chau on TV and Diversity

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When it’s all said and done, 2016 may go down as the year Hollywood finally recognized Asian Americans. At least that’s what actor Osric Chau hopes. The Canadian-born actor — best known to fans as Kevin Tran on The CW’s Supernatural and now as one of the stars of BBC America’s newest hit, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency — recently returned from Lisbon, Portugal where he was speaking on diversity in media as a part of Web Summit, one of the largest tech-focused conferences in the world.

In an environment dominated by innovation and technology, Chau realized society at large had to take on similar thinking. “We’re surrounded by thousands of companies that are really pushing our society forward and we have to do the same thing with tolerance,” Chau said. “It’s not just about ‘tolerating’ one another anymore; it’s about accepting people, making diversity a normal thing.”

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