Chilling demonic tales are coming for Black Friday. Forget shopping and stay in and hunker down with Thanksgiving leftovers as binge watching is taken to new levels on WEtv. Mena Suvari is back, and she’s got a lot of evil problems.
Horror masters Eli Roth and Jason Blum bring the Suvari starring series “South of Hell” on one terrifying night, rolling out all seven episodes of the supernatural thriller in a Black Friday Binge on Friday, November 27, beginning at 6 pm ET/PT on WEtv.
All episodes of the series will premiere back-to-back as the story escalates over seven hours.
In addition to Roth, an array of directors helmed individual episodes of “South of Hell,” including Ti West (“House of the Devil,” “The Sacrament”), Rachel Talalay (“Doctor Who,” “Tank Girl”), Jennifer Lynch (“The Walking Dead,” “Teen Wolf”) and Jeremiah Chechik (“Helix,” “Reign”).
At the conclusion of the binge, the entire series will be available on VOD, download to own and TVE platforms.
Charleston, South Carolina is an elusive city with many faces and the perfect home for Maria Abascal (Mena Suvari), a stunning, 30-year-old demon-hunter-for-hire. Alongside her brother, David (Zachary Booth), she is skilled and fearless in her pursuit of the demons that live in others. Like those that she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, Abigail, who resides inside of her, feeding on the evil Maria exorcises from others. Maria and Abigail share a soul and a destiny, but as Maria desperately tries to overtake Abigail, she will discover how far Abigail will go to remain a part of her.
The cast also includes: Bill Irwin as Enos Abascal, Maria and David’s father and cult leader; Drew Moerlein as Dusty, Maria’s neighbor; Lamman Rucker as Rev. Elijah Bledsoe, a priest with a strong attraction to Maria; Paulina Singer as the Reverend’s daughter, Grace; Lydia Hearst as southern belle Charlotte Roberts; Slate Holmgren as the local drug dealer, Sweetmouth; and Lauren Velez as Tetra, a spiritual informant.
“South of Hell” premiere episode was written by Matt Lambert. James Manos, Jr. (“Dexter,” “The Shield,” “The Sopranos”) is executive producer and showrunner. Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions (“Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious,” “Sinister”) also serves as executive producer, along with Gerard Bocaccio, Stewart Till, Gene Stein, Erica Motley and Eli Roth.