News News TV | Written by Laura Potier 05/01/2022

ARCHIVE 81 Supernatural Thriller Series Teases Something Sinister

Netflix has just released the first trailer for its upcoming series Archive 81, from showrunner, writer and executive producer Rebecca Sonnenshine (The Boys, The Vampire Diaries). Horror titan James Wan also exec produces the supernatural thriller.

The series, inspired by the popular 2018 podcast of the same name, follows archivist Dan Turner (Mamoudou Athie, the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion, Underwater) who takes on a mysterious job restoring a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994. He finds himself reconstructing the work of documentary filmmaker Melody Pendras (Dina Shihabi, Altered Carbon, Daredevil), who was investigating a dangerous demonic cult; as Dan delves deeper into the archives, he becomes convinced that he can save Melody from a terrifying fate.

Archive 81 also features Martin Donovan, Matt McGorry, Julia Chan, Evan Jongikeit and Ariana Neal.

The series premieres on January 14th. Watch the full trailer below.