The latest episode of ‘Into the Dark’ will be released on March 26, 2021. In addition, it is tied together with the first full moon in spring. Titled ‘Blood Moon’, this will be the season finale and the 24th overall episode of the Blumhouse / Hulu project. After directing last year’s Hulu and Blumhouse series “Into the Dark,” Emma Tammi (The Wind) is back.
‘Into the Dark’ is an American horror anthology streaming television series produced for Hulu. As such, the first season premiered on October 5, 2018, and consists of twelve long episodes. Into the Dark is renewed for season 2, which premiered on October 4, 2019, and also consists of twelve episodes.
Release Date of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
Lastly, Blumhouse and Hulu have announced their official release date. Additionally, the final cinematic installment will be titled ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon.’ As per the reports, ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’ will be released exclusively on March 26, 2021. As such, Blood Moon sees the return of the filmmakers to Blumhouse and Hulu’s Into the Dark at the end of the season.
Cast of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
‘Megalyn Echikunwoke’ and ‘Yonas Kibreab’ lead the cast. In addition, other cast members include ‘Joshua Dov, Marco Rodriguez, Gareth William, and Jack Yang.’ Also starring ‘Brian Norris, Patrick W. Day, Jan Munro, Danielle Juliet Ma.’ Into the Dark was previously ordered in January 2018. As such, it has received a positive response from critics during its premiere. Additionally, each episode stars a different actor, including Tom Bateman, Dermot Mulroney, Nyasha Hatendi, Suki Waterhouse, Matt Lauria, Jimmi Simpson. Subsequently, Keir O ‘Donnell, Israel Broussard, Aurora Perrineau, Clayne Crawford, Martha Higareda, Corey Fogelmanis, and Jude Demorest were seen. However, Jahkara Smith, Adelaide Kane, Reign Edwards, Britt Baron, Giorgia Whigham are also part of the cast. Lastly, Felicia Day, Tina Majorino, Judy Greer, and Barry Watson are also seen.
Direction from ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’ and other aspects
Emma Tammi will direct the film written by Adam Mason & Simon Boyes. Tammi previously directed the Mother’s Day film “Delivered”. Moreover, this premiered last year. In addition, writer Adam Mason directed two episodes in the first season of the anthology. The two episodes are “I’m Just F * cking With You” and “They Come Knocking”. However, the series was produced by the television arm of Blumhouse Productions. So, executive founder Jason Blum produced every episode. In addition, each episode features the cast and director of the ensemble. Therefore, directors including Patrick Lussier, Nacho Vigalondo, Sophia Takal, Daniel Stamm, James Roday Rodriguez, and Gigi Saul Guerrero contributed the installments.
Synopsis of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
The official synopsis reads, “When Esme (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and her ten year old son, Luna (Yonas Kibreab), moved to a small desert town looking for a fresh start, they attracted all kinds of wrong attention. When the locals start investigating, Esme must fight to protect her son. Also, protect the scary secret before the next full moon threatens their existence. Hulu’s “Into the Dark” franchise in collaboration with Blumhouse Television. Additionally, a monthly horror series comes from award-winning producer Jason Blum’s independent TV studio. Each feature length installment is inspired by the holidays. Additionally, it features Blumhouse’s signature spin genre / thriller to its stories.
Distribution and Critics of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
On 11 October 2018, it was announced that ‘Sony Pictures Television’ had acquired international rights to the series. Sony is expected to release the series to be sold internationally. So it began its sales efforts at the Mipcom market in Cannes the following week.
In addition, the series received positive reviews from critics after its premiere. On the review aggregation website Rotten tomatoes, this series holds a 71% approval rating. However, the first season held a 73% approval rating with an average rating of 5.85 / 10 based on 8 reviews. The critical consensus of the website reads, “Into the Dark” is a worthy anthology of horror. Offering a breathtaking, scary, witty selection of gothic stories that make for a spooky Halloween treat. “However, the second season holds a 70% approval rating with an average rating of 5.84 / 10 based on 111 reviews.
This ends the current “Into the Dark” cycle on Hulu. However, not every episode of the show is a home run (looking at you, Pooka). There are, however, some real hits there too. What’s more, this series has always maintained its mark throughout the season until now. If you haven’t thought much about this yet, it’s time for you to take a look too. We hope Blood Moon will serve as the end of the season and not the last series.
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