Two Sentence Horror Stories
|Two Sentence Horror Stories|
|Created by||Vera Miao|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Original network||The CW|
|Original release||August 8, 2019 –|
Two Sentence Horror Stories is an American anthology horror television series. It was acquired by The CW for an airing in the US in mid-2019 and premiered August 8, 2019, after being originally set up at CW Seed.
The first season consists of ten 30-minute episodes, each of which has a self-contained plot and characters. The series began as a series of five short films before it was adapted by The CW as a regular series.
Season 1 (2019)
|No.||Title ||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||US viewers|
|1||"Gentleman"||Natalia Iyudin||C.S. McMullen||August 8, 2019||0.60|
“She was stiff and cold in my arms. And then the doll blinked.”A serial killer who targets and kills single mothers becomes obsessed and stalks one potential victim after she rejects him.
Cast : Nicole Kang as Hana, Jim Parrack as Ken
|2||"Squirm"||Vera Miao||Vera Miao||August 8, 2019||0.60|
“I felt my skin crawl. Then I saw the head of the worm push through.”
After a holiday office party, a young female office assistant wakes up in her bed with no memory at how she arrived home or who drugged her drinks, leading her sanity to slowly crack as she tries to solve this mystery.
Cast : Tara Pacheco as Keisha, Sathya Sridharan as Sanjay, Christopher Shyer as Doug
|3||"Legacy"||Vera Miao||Pornsak Pichetshote||August 15, 2019||0.48|
““I will never leave you” my husband whispered as he climbed into bed last night. I woke up gasping as the suit he was buried in twisted around my neck.”
A recently deceased, abusive husband's ghost continues to haunt and torment his wife and family after his passing.
Cast : Wai Ching Ho as Ma, Benjamin Ye as Bao Bao/Young Jin, Kimberley Wong as Angela, Fang Du as Harold, Suo Liu as Jin
|4||"Hide"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Leon Hendrix III & Sehaj Sethi & Stephanie Adams-Santos||August 15, 2019||0.48|
“Knock, knock, I heard. But the monsters had already found their way inside.”
A Hispanic woman hired to babysit an autistic little girl for the evening goes to great lengths to protect her charge from a home invasion involving two masked figures leading to a brutal cat-and-mouse, kill-or-be-killed situation.
Cast : Greta Quispe as Araceli, Zaria Degenhardt as Gracie, Kyli Zion as 'Red', Sarah Irwin as 'Yellow'
|5||"Scion"||Natalia Iyudin||Sehaj Sethi||August 22, 2019||0.45|
“I shook her hand, sealing the deal. The Devil smiled, promising me the world."
A gay teenager with cancer is sent by his wealthy parents to a private clinic for treatment, only to learn that the place and staff has a sinister agenda for him.
Cast : Kate Jennings as Dr. Lucie, Uly Schlesinger as Noah, Luka Kain as Isaac, Stanley Simons as Izzy
|6||"Tutorial"||Tayarisha Poe||C.S. McMullen||August 29, 2019||0.42|
"I didn't lock my door that night. It made it so much easier to catch my prey."Shot entirely from the point of view of multiple video and web cameras, a young video blogger finds herself stalked by an intruder in her own house.
Cast : Aleyse Shannon as Karine, Guillermo Arribas and Guillian Gioiello
|7||"Only Child"||Nikyatu||Leon Hendrix III||September 5, 2019||0.57|
"My grandson got his big, beautiful smile from me. It never wavers on his face as he watches me die."An elderly Haitian woman moves in with her estranged son and his family, only to suspect that something is not quite right with the young grandson, whom the woman suspects to be possessed by a demon.
Cast : Sharon Hope as Grandma Desi, Pepper Binkley as Emily, Guy Lockard as John, Jaiden Smith as Rex
|8||"Little Monsters"||Tayarisha Poe||Vera Miao||September 12, 2019||0.55|
"I hear my mom yell at me to come for dinner. As I head out my door, she grabs my arm, saying, "Don't go in the kitchen, baby, that's not me"."A shape-shifting demon, whom adults cannot see, stalks three young and vulnerable children who live in a New York City low-income housing project.
Cast : Mikelle Wright-Matos as Khalil, Melinda Mo as May, Vegas Chiddick as Marcus, Anissa Felix as Tania, Prudence Wright Holmes as the Demon/Old Lady, John Speredakos as the Demon/Suit Man, Dolores Fleming as the Old City Woman, Rachel Lu as May's Mother and Amorika Amoroso as Neighbor
|9–10||"Trilogy"||Vera Miao ('Ma' and 'Singularity'), J.D. Dillard ('Guilt Trip')||Vera Miao||September 19, 2019||0.55|
A three-part season final featuring three-episodes from the previous season on CW Seed. "Ma": Mona is a young, sexually repressed Chinese woman living with her invalid mother in an urban housing project who appears trapped in her life situation and who has several secrets. "Guilt Trip": Michelle is a young woman who gives a ride to a stranger, named Jayson, after seeing him being brutalized by police, except that both Jayson and Michelle have a hidden agenda for each other. "Singularity": Nala is a transgender hacktavist who is obsessed with the Internet as well as her unexplained dreams involving a missing child.|
Cast : Ma: Wei-Yi Lin as Mona, Mardy Ma as Ma, Ayesha Harris as Erica. Guilt Trip: Hannah Barlow as Michelle, Gentry White as Jayson, William Charlton as Frank, Lauri Hendler as Len. Singularity: Jen Richards as Nala, Bobby Naderi as George, Cameron Corona as Ben, Will Beinbrink as Lorne.
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