More Mystery Box Bollocks?
Horror lurks in a paradise setting in the new sci-fi mini-series The I-Land, set to debut on the streaming giant Netflix in a few weeks.
The trailer has been enjoying a lot of hype online lately, with many noticing parallels with that fateful Fyre Festival documentary, Lost, The Purge, and The Running Man.
Interesting comparisons, bear in mind I said this show debuts on Netflix.
Here’s the trailer:
Here’s the official synopsis:
“Chosen… tested… a group of strangers will soon find out that paradise isn’t all it seems. Find out what darker realities lies beneath the surface on the new thrilling Netflix Limited Series, The I-Land.”
The series features Natalie Martinez, Kate Bosworth, Alex Pettyfer, Ronald Peet, Kyle Schmid, Kota Eberhardt, Sibylla Deen, Anthony Lee Medina, Gilles Geary, and Michele Veintimilla. Bruce McGill is playing some sort of island cowboy.
The series was created by Neil LaBute, a playwright and filmmaker whose titles include In The Company Of Men, Nurse Betty and The Shape Of Things. He also directed the infamous remake of The Wicker Man and created the Syfy series, Van Helsing.
The I-Land debuts on Netflix on September 12, 2019.