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Hulu, Peacock Renew DreamWorks' ‘Fright Krewe’ for Second Season

From creators Eli Roth and James Frey, the studio’s first-ever animated horror series for older kids, about a group of misfit teens trying to save New Orleans from a demonic threat, scores a Season 2 pickup.

DreamWorks Animation’s first-ever animated horror series for older kids, Fright Krewe, has been renewed for a second season at Hulu and Peacock, according to Variety.  

Eli Roth and James Frey created and executive produced the 2D project, which debuted October 2 on both streamers. In the 10-episode first season, an ancient prophecy and a Voodoo Queen put misfit teens in charge of saving New Orleans from the biggest demonic threat it’s faced in almost two centuries. But, honestly? Saving the world might be easier than becoming friends.

Fright Krew stars Sydney Mikayla as “Soleil;” Tim Johnson Jr. as “Maybe;” Grace Lu as “Missy;” Chester Rushing as “Stanley;” Terrence Little Gardenhigh as “Pat;” and Jacques Colimon as “Belial.”

The recurring cast includes Vanessa Hudgens as “Madison;” Josh Richards as “Nelson;”  X Mayo as “Alma;” Rob Paulsen as “Lou Garou;” David Kaye as “Mayor Furst;” JoNell Kennedy as “Marie Laveau” and “Judy Le Claire;” Melanie Laurent as “Fiona Bunrady;” Chris Jai Alex as “Otis Bunrady;” Reggie Watkins as “Paulie;” Cherise Boothe as “Ayida Weddo” and “Ayizan;” Keston John as “Papa Legba” and “Ogoun;” Grey Delisle as “Judith Le Claire;” and Krizia Bajos as “Luciana Rodriguez.”

Joanna Lewis and Kristine Songco executive produce along with Roth and Frey. Shane Acker and Mitchell Smith co-executive produce.

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