New images from Truth Seekers released | Nick Frost and Simon Pegg's new horror-comedy

New images from Truth Seekers released

Nick Frost and Simon Pegg's new horror-comedy

Amazon Prime has today released some new images Nick Frost and Simon Pegg's  upcoming eight-part  horror-comedy series Truth Seekers.

The show revolves around about a team of part-time paranormal investigators who  film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel.

Kayo with video camera

The core ghosthunting team are  Emma D’Arcy as Astrid, Sliced's Samson Kayo as Elton, above, and Frost as Gus – and one still shows D’Arcy being terrorised by a ghoulish figure as she lies in a hospital bed.

Darcy with sinister figure looming over her in Truth Seekers

Today's photograph also show Chewing Gum's Susan Wokoma as Helen and  veteran Malcolm McDowell as Richard working together.

Mcdowell at laptop truth seekers

Wokoma at laptop truth seekers

Pegg's role as Dave is uncertain, but today's images suggest he plays a corporate figure, below.

Pegg in suit

Julian Barratt also appears as Dr Peter Toynbee, and a picture of him in character was previously released.

Barratt in Truth Sekers

When the show was announced last year, Frost said: ‘It’ll start as a very parochial idea, a very small business venture for these people, but it will expand as the series goes on to be something far more global. It’s a language everyone understands, the mystery of the unknown.

‘Shaun of the Dead was a very parochial story set in North London and somehow it managed to get this global reach because everyone understands the language of zombie movies.’

Truth Seekers trio

Pegg and Frost wrote the series with Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz, who previously created the Netflix comedy show Sick Note.

And it will be made by the Hot Fuzz duo’s production house Stolen Picture, with The Wrong Mans' Jim  Field  Smith directing.

Published: 21 Jul 2020

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