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Suspense Thriller ‘Wolf Creek’ to Debut on Pop in October

Six Episodes Ordered

Inspired by cult the movie franchise of the same name comes six-part drama “Wolf Creek,” which will premiere exclusively on Pop on Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. ET. “Wolf Creek” stars John Jarratt, who reprises his movie role as the murdering psychopath Mick Taylor, wreaking havoc in the Australian Outback—except this time, things are different. The scoop: The television series immediately turns the entire genre on its head when a 19-year-old American college student, played by Lucy Fry, survives the massacre of her parents and little brother and sets out to hunt down the killer and avenge her family.

“Wolf Creek” is holy !#@$! scary!” said Greg McLean, Executive Producer of the “Wolf Creek” television series and the writer, director and producer of the “Wolf Creek” movies. “The television series delivers the same pulse-pounding tension and terror of the films combined with a storyline that evolves into a suspense filled, character driven psychological thriller. In many ways, “Wolf Creek” is more like a Western—set in the untamed, desolate landscape of the Australian Outback, with gritty characters and an immersive story of revenge and good versus evil.”

“Wolf Creek” is a binge-worthy, premium revenge tale that we are thrilled to bring fans at the perfect time of the year,” added Brad Schwartz, President, Pop. “To turn everything you expect from a horror film around and hunt the psychopath through a strong and singularly-focused female protagonist is thrilling to watch. It is probably the scariest series to ever premiere on basic cable and will have viewers hooked 13:40 minutes into the first episode.”

“Wolf Creek” is produced by Screentime (a Banijay Group company), in association with Emu Creek Pictures and financed with the assistance of Screen Australia and the South Australian Film Corporation.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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