The latest ‘Into the Dark’ episode is dropping on March 26, 2021. Moreover, it is tied along with the first full moon of spring. Titled ‘Blood Moon’, it will serve as the season finale and 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. Thus, the first season premiered on October 5, 2018, and consists of twelve feature-length episodes. Into the Dark was renewed for season 2, which premiered on October 4, 2019, and also consists of twelve episodes.
‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’ Release Date
Finally, Blumhouse and Hulu have announced the official release date. Moreover, the final cinematic installment will be titled ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon.’ As per reports, ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’ is all set to release exclusively on March 26, 2021. Thus, Blood Moon sees the return of filmmakers to Blumhouse and Hulu’s Into the Dark in the season finale.
The cast of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
‘Megalyn Echikunwoke’ and ‘Yonas Kibreab’ lead the cast. Alongside, other cast includes ‘Joshua Dov, Marco Rodriguez, Gareth William, and Jack Yang.’ Also, it is starring ‘Brian Norris, Patrick W. Day, Jan Munro, Danielle Juliet Ma.’ Into the Dark was previously ordered in January 2018. Thus, it has met with a positive response from critics upon its premiere. Moreover, each episode starr different actors, including Tom Bateman, Dermot Mulroney, Nyasha Hatendi, Suki Waterhouse, Matt Lauria, Jimmi Simpson. Furthermore, Keir O’ Donnell, Israel Broussard, Aurora Perrineau, Clayne Crawford, Martha Higareda, Corey Fogelmanis, and Jude Demorest are seen. Nevertheless, Jahkara Smith, Adelaide Kane, Reign Edwards, Britt Baron, Giorgia Whigham are also a part of the cast. Lastly, Felicia Day, Tina Majorino, Judy Greer, and Barry Watson are too seen.
The direction of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’ and its other aspects
Emma Tammi will direct the movie, written by Adam Mason & Simon Boyes. Tammi previously directed the Mother’s Day installment “Delivered”. Moreover, this premiered last year. Alongside, writer Adam Mason directed two episodes in the anthology’s first season. The two episodes are “I’m Just F*cking With You” and “They Come Knocking.” However, the series is produced by the television branch of Blumhouse Productions. Thus, founder Jason Blum executive producing every episode. Moreover, each episode features its ensemble cast and director. Hence, directors including Patrick Lussier, Nacho Vigalondo, Sophia Takal, Daniel Stamm, James Roday Rodriguez, and Gigi Saul Guerrero contributing installments.
The Synopsis of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
The official synopsis reads, “When Esme (Megalyn Echikunwoke) and her ten-year-old son, Luna (Yonas Kibreab), move to a small desert town looking for a fresh start, they attract all the wrong kinds of attention. As the locals begin to probe, Esme must battle to protect her son. Also, protect a terrifying secret before the next full moon threatens their very existence. “Hulu’s “Into the Dark” franchise is a partnership with Blumhouse Television. Moreover, the monthly horror event series comes from award-winning producer Jason Blum’s independent TV studio. Each feature-length installment is inspired by a holiday. Furthermore, it features Blumhouse’s signature genre/thriller spin on the story.
Distribution and Critics of ‘Into the Dark: Blood Moon’
On October 11, 2018, it was announced that ‘Sony Pictures Television’ had acquired the international rights to the series. Sony was expected to take the series out for sale internationally. Thus, begin its sale effort at the Mipcom market in Cannes the following week.
Moreover, the series has been met with a positive response from critics upon its premiere. On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds a 71% approval rating. However, the first season holds a 73% approval rating with an average rating of 5.85/10 based on 8 reviews. The website’s critical consensus reads, “Into the Dark” is a worthy horror anthology. Offering a view, a selection of frightening and witty gothic tales making for a spooky Halloween treat. “Nevertheless, the second season holds a 70% approval rating with an average rating of 5.84/10 based on 111 reviews.
This wraps up the current cycle of “Into the Dark” on Hulu. However, not every episode of the show has been a home run (looking at you, Pooka). Nevertheless, there have been some real hits in there as well. Moreover, this series has always kept up its mark throughout all seasons till now. If you still haven’t binged on this, then it’s time for you to tune into this too. Here’s hoping that Blood Moon will serve as the season finale and not a series finale.