A teaser has just been released from the pilot episode for a new paranormal comedy titled, Cursed, from Head Above Water creator, Connor Fairclough, and award-winning producer Tristan Barr.
Ever been interrupted by an interdimensional force of evil while on the toilet? Or had to take responsibility of a possessed doll when you haven’t even mastered personal responsibility? Had to distance yourself from a clingy demon spirit in the form of a clown? Isaac and Ned have, and they’re not overly thrilled about it.
Cursed is a/comedy series that parodies the clichés and techniques typically found in the horror genre, similar in style to Shaun of the Dead. Shot with the intention of an online release, Cursed draws influence and satirises such horror films as The Conjuring, IT, The NUN, and Annabelle.
The story follows Isaac (Kyle McCallion), who releases a curse on himself after fiddling with a Ouija Board one drunken night. Through each episode, he and his useless housemate Ned (Omar Al-Sobky) must deal with countless paranormal hauntings while managing their daily mundane lives.
Creator and writer Connor Fairclough said:
The show was born out of my amusement when watching various horror movies and placing myself in scenes, begging the question, what would I do if faced with different entities of evil?
Connor reunites his Head Above Water cast that can be seen on Channel 9 and Stan, including Elliot Loney who plays Perry, an unassuming but aspirational entity and Neel Kolhatkar who plays “Charles D” a pompous real estate agents assistant.
Official premiere date of Cursed to be announced soon via the Cursed social accounts on Twitter and Instagram at @cursedshow and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CursedShow.
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