Airdate: Chapelwaite

Adrien Brody & Emily Hampshire star in upcoming horror series based on Stephen King story, Jerusalem’s Lot.

US horror series Chapelwaite, based on Stephen King’s 1978 short story Jerusalem’s Lot, is coming to Stan in 23 August, same day as the USA.

The 10 part series stars Adrien Brody (The Pianist) and Emily Hampshire (Schitt’s Creek).

This looks to be a weekly series for Stan.

Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Adrien Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.

Emily Hampshire plays Rebecca Morgan, an ambitious young woman who left Preacher’s Corners to attend Mount Holyoke College, and has returned home with an advance to write a story for the new and prestigious Atlantic Magazine.  Her writer’s block lifts when Boone arrives in town with his children, and despite her mother’s protests, Rebecca applies to be governess of the infamous Chapelwaite manor and the Boone family in order to write about them. In doing so, Rebecca will not only craft the next great gothic novel, she’ll unravel a mystery that has plagued her own family for years.

In addition to Brody, the series is executive produced by Donald De Line (Ready Player One, Wayward Pines), Jason Filardi, Peter Filardi and Burr Steers. Chapelwaite is produced by EPIX Studios.

Monday 23 August on Stan.

Horror themes.

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