Archive Update 81: The upcoming horror series that revolves around the podcast of the same name from Marc Sollinger and Daniel Powell who are storyboarded for the series as producers.
Netflix has hired Stranger Things director Rebecca Thomas to direct four episodes including the pilot and will also serve as an executive producer while Paul Harris Boardman is behind the script and serves as an executive producer. Rebecca Sonnenshine is committed to the project as the showrunner which is assumed to have its development in full sail.
Catch a run-down on the plotline of the yet-to-arrive screener
Archive 81: Preamble
According to the reports brought by The Hollywood Reporter, the plot of Archive 81 centers on Dan Turner, an archivist who takes on a mysterious task to restore a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994 and finds himself reconstructing the work of documentary maker Melody Pendras and the investigation her in a dangerous cult. As Dan is drawn into Melody’s story, he becomes convinced that he can save her from the terrifying end she met 25 years in the past.
What do we know about the current production status?
Considering what we have achieved so far, Production Every week, a reliable industry database has released the indication that production for Archive 81 is currently being staged in Pittsburgh, USA in November 2020. Therefore, reallocation in the schedule is very potential in a pandemic global. As of now, filming is slated to end in March 2021.
No release date has been announced for Archive 81, but it is safe to assume that all eight episodes will be available to rent on Netflix in late 2021 and early 2022.
Archive 81: Production update
The multi-starrer boasts the horror genre set at the center of Netflix’s Archive 81 with a deep-rooted romance tone, as affirmed by one of the creators on the team.
The cast includes Mamadou Athie and Dina Shibari. Athie as Dan Turner, the aforementioned archivist while Shibabi portrays Melody Pendras.
Also announced are supporting characters for the series: Martin Donovan, Matt McGorry, Julia Chan, Evan Jonigkeit, and Ariana Neal will embody Virgil, Mark, Anabelle, Samuel and Jess..
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