Lovecraft Nation, HBO’s upcoming supernatural horror present, has a brand new trailer forward of a San Diego Comedian-Con 2020 panel. This one actually leans into the otherworldly monsters that loom over the present.
The sequence follows a Black household from Chicago as they examine their household historical past, which simply so occurs to intersect with a racist cult that has Lovecraftian roots. And each little bit of that’s on show right here.
The trailer options temporary moments with every member of the principle household, and particularly Atticus, the story’s major character, as they’ve run-ins with creepy cultists, ritual sacrifice, and the extra grounded horror of America’s post-World Battle II racism. However all of these issues had been highlighted within the present’s different trailers. What we haven’t seen but is the large and terrifying monster that presents itself on this trailer’s closing moments.
If most of Lovecraft Nation’s trailers have highlighted the present’s refined hyperlinks to the well-known horror writer, then this one makes the connections as direct as they are often. On the finish of the trailer, an enormous winged monster with a squid face and tentacles reveals up in all its Cthulhu-esque glory.
Lovecraft Nation is predicated on a e book by Matt Ruff, and is created by Misha Inexperienced. The present involves HBO with some spectacular sci-fi and horror status, due to govt producers J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele. The sequence will premiere on HBO on Aug. 16. Lovecraft Nation additionally has a panel throughout Comedian-Con@House 2020, on Saturday evening, which might embody new info forward of its debut subsequent month.