It looks like Netflix is teaming up with E4 to bring viewers a new comedic horror series by the name of Crazy Face from Howard Overman, the BAFTA award-winning creator of Misfits. It sounds like something of a mashup between Ghostbusters, Shawn of the Dead, and Supernatural. In other words, we’re totally down.
The Crazy Face cast will include Cara Theobold (Downton Abbey) and Susan Wokoma (Chewing Gum) as Amy and Raquel, an unlikely pair of demon hunters. It will also feature Riann Steele (In The Flesh) as Amy’s best friend Suzanne, Lewis Reeves (Unforgotten) as co-worker-with-a-crush Jake, Arinze Kene (Youngers) as Raquel’s older brother Tyler, and Tony Curran (Sons of Anarchy) as Callum.
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When people die most go quietly into the night. But some have unfinished business: scores to settle, blood to spill, axes to plant in people’s heads…These tormented souls work through their issues by possessing the living. Most of the time they walk freely amongst us, unseen by all but a special few.
Amy (Theobold) is one of those few. She works in a bowling alley and never really imagined herself battling the legions of hell. It can play havoc with a girl’s love life. Not to mention her mind. Thankfully Amy isn’t alone. Enter Raquel (Wokoma). Armed with Wikipedia and a baton she bought on e-bay, Raquel’s a self-made demon hunter with a whole lot of baggage and an impressive lack of social skills.
An unlikely friendship is born as Amy and Raquel attempt to navigate their way through the choppy waters of their early twenties whilst simultaneously kicking the ass of some seriously gnarly demons. What could possibly go wrong?
The show was developed and commissioned by Channel 4‘s Head of Drama Piers Willis and Beth Willis, with Commissioning Executive Lee Mason.
Crazy Face will initially be broadcast exclusively on E4 in the U.K., and then globally on Netflix following the series’ premiere. Executive producers are Howard Overman, Johnny Capps, and Julian Murphy. We don’t have a Crazy Face premiere date as of yet, but keep checking back here for details.