‘Hemlock Grove’ Red-Band Trailer: Gypsies, Werewolves, and Nazis

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Netflix continues its exploration of proprietary content with Hemlock Grove, a mystery-horror series from the mind of splatter director Eli Roth (Inglourious Basterds). When a teenage girl is brutally murdered in the titular town, two unlikely allies band together to find her killer. Their search will uncover a local band of werewolves and secrets long thought buried by the elite of Hemlock Grove.

Though listed as the primary creative force behind Hemlock Grove, Roth will only direct the pilot and executive-produce the rest of the series. Deran Serafian (House M.D.) and T.J. Scott (Spartacus: War of the Damned) will handle directorial duties for the rest of the series. Hemlock Grove stars Famke Janssen (Taken 2), Bill Skarsgård (Anna Karenina), Landon Liboiron (Terra Nova), and Dougray Scott (My Week With Marilyn).

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Recommended only for mature audiences, the newest Hemlock Grove preview promises, “Mild fornication, fellatio, lesbian necrophilia, violent hemorrhaging.” Say what you will about said trailer – it at the very least makes good on that promise. It packs in gore both subtle and overt, sex by the bucketful, and even a spate of vomiting. The trailer hammers home that Hemlock Grove will be taking advantage of its censor-free “broadcaster” to maximize the horror (or gross-outs, as it were).

Early reviews of Hemlock Grove have been lukewarm at best, citing low production values and a meandering plot. Obviously, this latest trailer is designed to appeal to horror aficionados, gore-hounds and fans of extremophile cinema. While it may bring in these viewers with its over-the-top grotesqueness, will Hemlock Grove be able to maintain their interest? We have less than a week before we find out.

Hemlock Grove premieres on @12:01am, April 19th on Netflix

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  1. LOL “F Bombs”…

  2. Hmm.

    Seems like Roth’s other output so far, gross out and shock scenes purely for the hell of it and to hell with a plot (or in Roth’s case, “what does ‘plot’ mean? Can I kill someone with it?”).

    If it appears in the UK, I’ll give the first episode a viewing but I have a feeling it’s gonna be as terrible and pointless as his Hostel movies.

  3. Looks pretty cool, I hope it won’t be just mindless killing and all though, there’s some potential for a good ongoing series.

  4. I love the look of Famke. I wish she’d get more work in the geeky/nerdy/scifi things I tend to watch. I agree with the above comment about the f-bombs: I’m usually not a fan of random cursing in a movie. I’m pulling for the series.

  5. This looks pretty good netflix has really stepped up their game lately

  6. Sounds like expoitation schlock. Sorry–I’ll give this one a pass and go watch something else.

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  8. I will definitly tune in to this show. The biggest reason; Famke Janssen.

  9. Wait, somebody was selling drugs and I missed it…darn…

  10. i might check this out