Zachary Quinto and Ashleigh Cummings have scored the lead roles in AMC’s new supernatural horror series “NOS4A2”. Kari Skogland will direct the first two episodes of the series based on Joe Hill’s bestselling novel of the same name.
Quinto will play Charlie Manx, a seductive immortal who feeds off the souls of children, then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland – an icy, twisted Christmas village of Manx’’ imagination where every day is Christmas Day and unhappiness is against the law.
Manx finds his whole world threatened when a young, working-class artist in New England (Cummings) discovers she has a dangerous gift – a supernatural ability to track Manx. She strives to defeat Manx and rescue his victims without losing her mind or falling victim to him herself.
Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Virginia Kull and Jahkara Smith co-star. Jami O’Brien (“Hell On Wheels”) serves as showrunner which Hill will also executive produce the ten episode first season which began filming this week in Rhode Island for a 2019 airing.