Hulu has slotted premiere dates for two new installments of its Into The Dark horror event series from Blumhouse Television: April Fools’ Day-themed I’m Just F*cking With You on Friday, April 5 and Mother’s Day-themed All That We Destroy on Friday, May 3. The premium cabler also set Friday, April 19 for the premiere of its new 10-episode comedy series Ramy.
From Jason Blum’s indie TV studio, the Into the Dark series includes 12 feature-length episodes, released each month and inspired by a holiday, featuring Blumhouse’s signature genre/thriller spin on the story.
I’m Just F*cking With You, which is an upcoming SXSW Narrative Spotlight feature, tells the story of a man and his sister on the way to a family wedding, who endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes during a one-night stay at a secluded motel.
The installment stars Keir O’Donnell, Hayes MacArthur and Jessica McNamee, written by Gregg Zehenter & Scott Barkan and directed by Adam Mason. Deftones’ Chino Moreno will serve as a composer for the episode.
All That We Destroy follows a geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer and creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies. Therefore allowing him to relive the murder of his first victim.
The installment stars Samantha Mathis, Israel Broussard, Aurora Perrineau, Dora Madison and Frank Whaley, written by Sean Keller and Jim Agnew and directed by Chelsea Stardust.
In Ramy, Ramy Youssef stars as Ramy Hassan, a first generation Egyptian-American who is on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighborhood. It explores the challenges of what it’s like being caught between a Muslim community that thinks life is a moral test and a millennial generation that thinks life has no consequences.
In addition to Youssef, Ramy stars Mohammed Amer, Hiam Abbass, Amr Waked, May Calamawy, David Merheje, Laith Nakli and Steve Way.
Ramy is written, executive produced, created by and starring Youssef, and executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael, A24’s Ravi Nandan, showrunner Bridget Bedard and co-creators Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch, and produced by A24.
In addition, Hulu has set a Friday, May 10 premiere for Ask Dr. Ruth, the documentary which tells the story of sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The Hulu premiere will be followed by a 20-plus market theatrical release on Friday, May 3.
Ask Dr. Ruth traces the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, from Holocaust survivor to America’s most famous sex therapist, who transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no signs of slowing down, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and unlikely path to a career at the forefront of the sexual revolution.
Ask Dr. Ruth is directed by Ryan White and produced by Rafael Marmor, White, Jessica Hargrave and Christopher Leggett.
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