The Elder Gods Return
Lovecraft Country takes place in 1950s Jim Crow-era America and follows Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors), his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollet-Bell), and uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip that will have them navigating eerie supernatural horrors.
Here’s the trailer –
The synopsis reads –
“Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman as he meets up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.”
The cast also includes Wunmi Mosaku as Ruby Dandridge, Aunjanue Ellis as Hippolyta Black, Michael Kenneth Williams as Montrose Freeman, Abbey Lee as Christina Braithwhite, and Tony Goldwyn as Samuel Braithwhite. Also starring Jamie as Eustace Hunt, Jamie Chung as Ji-Ah, Jordan Patrick Smith as William, Jamie Neumann as Hillary, Erica Tazel as Dora Freeman, and Mac Brandt as Lancaster.
Lovecraft Country premieres on HBO August 16th.