Just in time for spooky season, LaKeith Stanfield's new series The Changeling is something to add to your Halloween lineup over the next few weeks. Based on the 2017 dark horror novel of the same title by Victor LaValle, The Changeling hits Apple TV on September 8th as the latest book-to-television/movie adaptation, and already has the chatter going on social media despite the fact that the show still hasn't even officially premiered yet. Weird, creepy, dark, and heavy are just a few of the words floating around when it comes to an overall descriptor of the show thus far, which also sees Stanfield serving as a producer. You may be wondering all there is to know about this upcoming 8-part series before you start watching/get heavily invested, so here is everything you need to know about The Changeling: release date, cast, trailer and everything else.
The Changeling: Trailer, Release Date, and Everything Else We Know
LaKeith Stanfield's new horror series premieres September 8th
When is 'The Changeling' release date?
The Changeling premieres globally on Apple TV on September 8th. The series will span eight episodes, with the first three being available to watch immediately. After that, you can expect the remaining five episode to release once a week, with the final episode being released on October 13th. Just in time for spooky season like we said.
'The Changeling' Trailer
What is 'The Changeling' about?
The Changeling is about a fairy tale couple with a dream-like love story who's world gets turned upside down when one of them goes missing. The remaining spouse now has to embark a death-ridden journey through New York City, but not just any New York City—one that they didn't even know existed. The official description from Apple TV is:
"A fairy tale for grown-ups. A horror story, a parenthood fable and a perilous odyssey through a New York City you didn't know existed."
Sounds pretty epic don't you agree?
Who is in 'The Changeling' cast?
As we mentioned earlier, The Changeling will see LaKeith Stanfield starring and producing. Stanfield will take on the role of Apollo, the husband on the death-journey in NYC to find his wife. Stanfield was most recently seen in Disney's The Haunted Mansion, and is also known for his six-year stint in the very popular television series Atlanta, along with the films Dope (2015), Get Out (2017), Uncut Gems (2019), and The Harder They Fall (2021).
Portraying his missing wife is actress Clark Backo, who's credit include the Amazon original series I Want You Back (2022), Confession (2022), and Outsiders (2022).
Where can you watch 'The Changeling'?
The Changeling will stream exclusively on Apple TV, meaning that if you aren't already a subscriber, then you'll need to become one in order to watch. You can currently subscribe to Apple TV for $6.99 a month, and you automatically get a free seven-day trial once you sign up as well.
Is there anything else to know about 'The Changeling'?
The Changeling is written by Kelly Marcel, and directed by Melina Matsoukas, and other actors to watch out for are Adina Porter, Alexis Louder, Samuel T. Herring, Malcolm Barrett, and Jared Abrahamson.
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