We already know that Eli Roth (above) will be directing the first episode of WE TV’s horror series, South of Hell, but now four more directors have been added to the list. Not only that, but the full cast has also been revealed.
In addition to Roth, the line-up also includes Ti West (House of the Devil, The Sacrament), Rachel Talalay (“Doctor Who,” Tank Girl), Jennifer Lynch (“The Walking Dead,” “Teen Wolf”), and Jeremiah Chechik (“Helix,” “Reign”).
WE tv recently announced the cast of “South of Hell,” led by actress Mena Suvari (pictured below) in the dual role of Maria Abascal and her inner demon, Abigail. The cast also includes Zachary Booth as David Abascal, Maria’s brother; Bill Irwin as Enos Abascal, Maria and David’s father and cult leader; Drew Moerlein as Dusty, Maria’s neighbor; Lamman Rucker as Rev. Elijah Bledsoe, a priest with a strong attraction to Maria; Paulina Singer as the Reverend’s daughter, Grace; Lydia Hearst as Southern belle Charlotte Roberts; Slate Holmgren as the local drug dealer, Sweetmouth; and Lauren Velez as Tetra, a spiritual informant.
A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, Abigail, who resides inside of her, feeding on the evil Maria exorcises from others. Maria and Abigail share a soul and a destiny, but as Maria desperately tries to overtake Abigail, she will discover how far Abigail will go to remain a part of her.
“South of Hell” is a gripping supernatural thriller set in Savannah, GA, and focused on Maria Abascal, a demon hunter whose power stems from within.
The premiere episode will be directed by Eli Roth (Hostel, “Hemlock Grove,” The Green Inferno). WE tv has ordered eight, 60-minute episodes of “South of Hell” and plans a 2015 premiere.
The premiere episode was written by Matt Lambert. James Manos, Jr. (“Dexter,” “The Shield,” “The Sopranos”), is executive producer and showrunner. Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister) also serves as executive producer, along with Gerard Bocaccio, Stewart Till, Stein, and Roth.
Savannah, Georgia, is an elusive city with many faces and the perfect home for Maria Abascal, a stunning 30-year-old demon-hunter-for-hire. Alongside her brother, David, she is skilled and fearless in her pursuit of the demons that live in others. Like those that she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, Abigail, who resides inside of her, feeding on the evil Maria exorcises from others. Maria and Abigail share a soul and a destiny, but as Maria desperately tries to overtake Abigail, she will discover how far Abigail will go to remain a part of her.