Truth Seekers trailer

First teaser for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new comedy

Amazon has released the first trailer for Truth Seekers, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg's upcoming eight-part horror-comedy series.

 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.

This trailer was revealed during the San Diego Comic-Con virtual panel tonight:

The core ghosthunting team are  Emma D'Arcy as Astrid, Sliced's Samson Kayo as Elton and Frost as Gus.

Kayo with video camera

One previously released 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

Chewing Gum's Susan Wokoma as Helen and movie veteran Malcolm McDowell as Richard are also part of the team.

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Pegg's role as Dave is uncertain, but he's seen in the trailer in a suit and luxuriant blonde wig.

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.'

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.

Truth Seekers team

Published: 23 Jul 2020

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