HBO has released a trailer for an upcoming series coming this August to HBO Max. Based on the novel by Matt Ruff. The story follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors), his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) in a road trip across 1950’s America in search for his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). Their journey becomes one of survival from the racism of white America and the monsters lurking in Lovecraft Country.
Lovecraft Country is executive produced by Misha Green, who also serves as showrunner, J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele, Bill Carraro, Yann Demange, Daniel Sackheim and David Knoller.