John Carpenter’s Terrifying New Series Is Heading To Peacock

John Carpenter
'In Search of Darkness Part II'

We have been pleading for John Carpenter to direct something new forever. So, we’re screaming that we’ll be getting a Carpenter-helmed project as early as next month. That’s right! You read that correctly. John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams will stream on Peacock beginning next month. 

Read the full synopsis below:

“Peacock presents John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams, which combines real-life horror with cinematic vision to create a fascinating, frightening limited series that ensures viewers will never look at their neighbors the same way twice. The series conveys the aching terror and unbearable suspense faced by the survivors of real crimes, underscoring the painful truth that they endured crimes in what should have been the safest places of all. John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams penetrates the veil of security that surrounds our own backyards.”

The six-part limited series comes from the minds of John Carpenter and Sandy King. When interviewed about the show Carpenter said, “I always say, ‘Nothing we create is as scary as reality,’ and that’s been the guiding philosophy for the series, which shows that your ‘safe zone’ is never truly safe.”

Watch the trailer:

Sandy King explained, “Victims of these crimes are never the same afterward. What they have lived through is true horror — worse than movies, and too often told from the perspective of the heinous murderers and stalkers.” King continued, “No one talks about the wreckage left behind, and that is truly where the drama, and the terror, lie. We want viewers to come away from Suburban Screams unnerved and frightened, but also filled with immense sympathy for the brave souls whose lives were endangered and all too often lost.”

The John Carpenter-directed episode “weaves together archival footage, personal photos, news clips, and cinematic-level dramatic production.” Other episodes will be directed by Jordan Roberts, Michelle Latimer, and Jan Pavlacky. 

John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams premieres Friday, October 13, exclusively on Peacock. Watch the trailer below to get a glimpse of this terrifying new show.

Are you as geeked as I am about John Carpenter being back in the director seat? Then let us freak out together at @misssharai.



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