DEAD OF SUMMER Preview: There’s Something Lurking in the Woods in Freeform’s New Series


Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis, the creators of ONCE UPON A TIME, are moving away from fantasy and fairy tales and into the horror genre in the new Freeform series DEAD OF SUMMER.

The series is set in the late 1980s at Camp Stillwater. But this seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp isn’t just about first loves and summer fun. The camp has a dark and ancient mythology and suddenly blood is running through the clear river as scares and evil hide around every dark turn. Freeform describes the series as “part coming-of-age story, part supernatural horror story”.

DEAD OF SUMMER stars Elizabeth Mitchell (LOST), Elizabeth Lail (ONCE UPON A TIME), Zelda Williams (TEEN WOLF), Mark Indelicato (UGLY BETTY), Alberto Frezza (CHARLIE’S ANGELS), Eli Goree (THE 100), Ronen Rubinstein (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), Amber Coney (CLASS) and Paulina Singer (GOTHAM).

DEAD OF SUMMER premieres on June 28 on Freeform.

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