An American slasher movie’s spinoff titled “I Know What You Did Last Summer” is all set to hit screens soon enough. Directed by Jim Gillespie and written by Kevin Williamson the series is said to be inspired by the urban legend knows as the Hook, and the 1980s slasher films Prom Night (1980) and The House on Sorority Row (1982). The series with its nerve-wracking suspense and the thrilling genre has created a huge buzz all over social media platforms. Especially the criminology in the show is attracting the attention of many.
The series is said to be somewhat based on a 1973’s novel by Lois Duncan with the same name. As per some reports, this film is going to be the first installment in the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise. Therefore, it is quite obvious to expect some more spin-offs or sequels in the future. Well, from all the social media and regular gossips it is quite obvious and known that the movie franchise has already built up an admirable fanbase.
The buzz is everywhere and we are here to dig up on the same too. So, let’s dive in and have a quick look at all the details you need to know about this upcoming crime and horror thriller.
I Know What You Did Last Summer: When is the release happening?
I Know What You Did Last Summer will release on 15th October. The series is being produced by Neal H. Mortiz, Erik Feig, and Stokely Chaffin under Mandalay Entertainment. The original release of the film was back on 17 October 1997. The reviews of the critics and the audience were quite mixed but its commercial success made it worth a watch. In addition to this, the movie also bagged many awards and nominations. The other two sequels of the movie titled “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)”; and “I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006)” were also referred to be a part of the popular culture.
As confirmed by Amazon the series is going to air with its first four episodes on 15 October. After the release the rest of the episodes will be released on subsequent Fridays which will gradually lead to the season’s finale on 12 November. The series has been receiving mixed reviews from the fans since its announcement and we are excited to see their final reaction once the series has hit the television screens.
I Know What You Did Last Summer: Who all are in for the cast?
The series is going to bang the screen with its young cast which has created a special buzz all over the media channels or platforms. It is going to star, Jennifer Lover Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Geller, Ryan Philippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr. There are also many familiar faces that are going to make an appearance on the screens too. They include Madison Iseman, who is well-known for her role in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and The Next Level. Plus, she has also been starred in movies like Annabelle Comes Home, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, and Fear of Rain.
Other popular faces include Brianne Tju, Ashley Moore, Ezekiel Goodman, Bill Heck, and Booke Bloom. Speculations are made that Sebastian Amoruso, Fiona Rene, Cassie Beck, Sonya Blamores, Spencer Sutherland; and Chrissie Fit will also appear in the horror series.
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I Know What You Did Last Summer: What’s the series about?
The eight-episode series is going to be a retelling of the novel twice. The streamer Amazon Prime is not referring to it as a “reboot” or a “remake” as they don’t want to disrupt fan’s expectations from the show. As the series is going to be something quite predictable for everyone; so writers are all keen to add or make some unexpected plot twists and turns.
The original and unexpected story of the show is rather simple, and revolves around four young friends who are stuck in a mess they created a year ago by covering up a car accident in which they killed a man. Now they are being stalked and hunted down by a hook-wielding killer; who claims that he knows everything about their dark secret. The horror of the revelation leads them into another mess; after they find out the dark side of their perfect-looking town and also themselves.
The story is surely going to take unexpected turns and twists.