Following screenings at the Atlanta Film Festival and Negative Fest, the first two episodes of the horror anthology Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) will be released on October 31.
Dead by Midnight presents six stories, each a blend of horror, comedy and suspense. The first episode, “Dead Air,” stars cult movie icon Erin Brown as the Mistress of Midnight, and Hannah Fierman (V/H/S and Siren) as TV producer Candice Spelling. The second segment, “Jersey Devil,” was written by and stars Davi Crimmins, co-host of The Bert Show, a nationally syndicated morning radio show.
The remaining four episodes, “Day Three,” “Lost Laundry,” “Creepy Dolls” and “Blind Side,” will be released on the You42 platform in the coming weeks. To sign up, just head to You42.com.
Here’s the synopsis of the first 2 episodes
It’s Halloween at WKIZ when the malicious Mistress of Midnight arrives to host her annual horror movie marathon, Dead by Midnight. When the WKIZ staff begins disappearing only to turn up in the increasingly darker films, it’s up to line producer Candice Spelling to stop the Mistress of Midnight before her final and most diabolical film goes to air.
Police believe a serial killer is stalking women in the remote area of New Jersey known as the Pine Barrens. Local waitress Dani discovers that the truth is something far worse.