Freeform’s Dead of Summer Season 1 premieres this upcoming Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Here are some new photos and promo videos. Watch as terror descends on these kids at their summer camp. Elizabeth Mitchell, Elizabeth Lail, and Zelda Williams star in Dead of Summer.
Press Release: Seven camp counselors plan for the best summer of their lives, but the evil lurking at Camp Stillwater has other plans in store for them in the series premiere of "Dead of Summer," airing TUESDAY, JUNE 28th (9:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT), on Freeform.
Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Stillwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses--and first kills. Stillwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.
In the premiere episode, "Patience," Camp Stillwater is about to reopen after being closed down for years. Deb (Elizabeth Mitchell), the new owner, has thrown her heart, soul and life savings into renovating the camp she loved as a child. She isn’t the only one excited to return as six former campers--Alex (Ronen Rubinstein), Jessie (Paulina Singer), Cricket (Amber Coney), Joel (Eli Goree), Blair (Mark Indelicato) and Blotter (Zachary Gordon)--join her as counselors hoping to experience the freedom that camp brings now that they are older. Not part of the old crew, Amy (Elizabeth Lail) is not just new to Camp Stillwater, but to camp in general. While Amy tries her best to fit in with the already tight group, Drew (Zelda Williams) is content to be left alone. As everyone settles in and prepares for the campers’ arrival, Amy is the first to get a feeling that something is not right with this idyllic summer camp.
The series stars Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost," "The Purge: Election Year") as Deborah "Deb" Carpenter, Elizabeth Lail ("Once Upon a Time") as Amy Hughes, Zelda Williams ("Teen Wolf") as Drew Reeves, Mark Indelicato ("Ugly Betty") as Blair.
Photos courtesy of Katie Yu / Freeform:
"Dead of Summer" (2016)
Synopsis: It's the 1980s, school is out for the summer, and when Camp Stillwater's dark, ancient mythology awakens, what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.
Directors: Mick Garris, Ron Underwood, Mairzee Almas, Norman Buckley, Tara Nicole Weyr, Adam Horowitz
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Producers: Felix Hernandez, Joe Lazarov, Kathy Gilroy, Ian B. Goldberg, Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis, Steve Pearlman, Richard Hatem, Erin Maher, Kay Reindl, Brian Wankum, Stephen Judge
Musicians: Joseph Trapanese
Editors: Joe Talbot Hall, Jim Towne, Geofrey Hildrew
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