[TV] Hemlock Grove Returning For Season Two On July 11
Posted by Joseph Lee on 04.14.2014
Ten more episodes...
Coming Soon reports that Hemlock Grove will return to Netflix for season two on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 AM PT. It's based on Brian McGreevy's novel of the same name and is produced by Gaumont International Television. It stars Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron, Dougray Scott, Madeline Brewer, Madeleine Martin, Joel de la Fuente and Tiio Horn. All ten episodes will be available where Netflix is available, including the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Latin America, the Nordics and the Netherlands.
Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, said: "Season two of 'Hemlock Grove' is a hot mix of passion, intrigue and supernatural thrills that come together in mysterious and riveting ways. The intensity and suspense take things to a whole new level and open doors to a brand new chapter that our members are going to love."
Executive producer Eli Roth added: "I cannot wait for fans to see what's in store for season two – it is going to blow away all expectations. Netflix has been an incredible partner, and whenever we wanted to take the story in a dangerous direction, they encouraged us to go even further - into a scarier, darker, and sexier place. We guarantee you won't see anything like this anywhere else on television."
Here's a synopsis: "Hemlock Grove" is a supernatural thriller which explores the strange happenings in a small Pennsylvania town. The show focuses on the unlikely friendship between the founding family's young heir, Roman Godfrey (Skarsgård), and gypsy newcomer and outsider, Peter Rumancek (Liboiron). Each holds a monstrous secret that has been unleashed. Season two continues with the town coming to grips with the shocking massacre incurred by one of its deadliest creatures. Roman and Peter are now faced with new responsibilities and the realities that come with adulthood. Roman's relationship with his mother (Janssen) is all but dead as he struggles with his unwanted Upir birthright and the disappearance of his sister, Shelley (Martin). Peter moves in with Destiny (Horn) and is forced to get a job after his mother is sent away. Meanwhile, in search of a new life, newcomer Miranda Cates (Madeline Brewer), embarks on Hemlock Grove with an unknowingly profound effect on Peter and Roman. And Norman (Scott), still reeling from the loss of his family, must face the harsh truths that are uncovered about those he still loves.
This was the first television series for Roth (Hostel, Cabin Fever). It was developed by Brian McGreevy & Lee Shipman and is executive produced by Eli Roth, Charles Eglee, Brian McGreevy & Lee Shipman, Eric Newman and Michael Connolly.