Lovecraft Country (TV series)

Lovecraft Country is an American horror drama television series developed by Misha Green based on and serving as a continuation of the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff. Starring Jurnee Smollett and Jonathan Majors, it premiered on August 16, 2020, on HBO.[2] The series is produced by Monkeypaw Productions, Bad Robot Productions, and Warner Bros. Television Studios. The series is about a young Black man who travels across the segregated United States in the 1950s in search of his missing father, learning of dark secrets plaguing a town on which famous horror writer H. P. Lovecraft supposedly based the location of many of his fictional tales. While a second season, Lovecraft Country: Supremacy, was in development, HBO announced in July 2021 that the series had been canceled.[3]

Lovecraft Country
Based onLovecraft Country
by Matt Ruff
Developed byMisha Green
Music byLaura Karpman and Raphael Saadiq
Ending theme"Sinnerman" by Alice Smith
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Executive producers
  • Christina Varotsis
  • Dana Robin
  • Marta Evry
  • Chris Wyatt
  • Joel T. Pashby
  • Bjørn T. Myrholt
  • Ian S. Tan
  • Sean Albertson
  • Paul Harb
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time53–68 minutes
Production companies
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Original networkHBO
Original releaseAugust 16 (2020-08-16) 
October 18, 2020 (2020-10-18)

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