Hulu Releases Episode Synopses For Marvel’s Helstrom

Next month, Marvel will debut its scariest small-screen offering yet with Helstrom. Although Hulu dropped the series’ first trailer during July’s Comic-Con@Home event, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the story. Fortunately, Hulu has just posted synopses for the first five episodes for anyone too impatient to wait for the October premiere.

The synopses also give fans a peek at the talent that Helstrom’s producers have assembled in its writers room. Some highlights include Marcus Dalzine (Doom Patrol), Matt Morgan and Ian Sobel (SYFY’s 12 Monkeys), and former G4 mainstay Blair Butler.

You can read the synopses for the first half of Helstrom’s inaugural season below.

Episode 1: Mother’s Little Helpers: Daimon Helstrom investigates a possessed young boy in Oregon. Meanwhile in San Francisco, Ana Helstrom stages an auction to expose a criminal. Disturbing events at St. Teresa’s cause concern as the siblings estranged Mother remains hospitalized. Written By: Paul Zbyszewski. Directed By: Daina Reed

Episode 2: Viaticum: A horrific accident leads Daimon and Gabriella fighting to save a man’s soul, while a darker force attempts to stop them. Meanwhile, Yen’s relationship with his work takes a dark turn towards obsession, and a discovery leads Ana back to St. Teresa’s. Written By: Blair Butler. Directed By: Anders Engstrom

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Episode 3: The One Who Got Away: Daimon and Ana learn more about the destruction their father left in his wake. With Gabriella, they pay a visit to a potential victim and find themselves in deeper than they ever could have imagined. Hastings shocks Caretaker with a stunning revelation. Written By: Marcus Dalzine. Directed By: Michael Offer

Episode 4: Containment: A demonic enemy brings together an unusual group. Daimon and Ana travel to San Francisco in search of Yen and an artifact that may help defeat the enemy. Ana tells Daimon about her extracurricular activities, and Gabriella’s faith is attacked. Written By: Sheila Wilson. Directed By: Amanda Row

Episode 5: Committed: Things are not what they seem as Mother’s health sharply declines. As Ana searches for Yen, Gabriella offers counsel to a student struggling to understand how demons live among us. Daimon makes a discovery that is truly a matter of life and death. Written By: Matt Morgan & Ian Sobel. Directed By: Jovanka Vuckovic

Just a few days before the series’ premiere, the cast and crew will also gather for a virtual panel as part of this year’s New York Comic Con festivities. All 10 episodes of Helstrom’s first season will arrive on Hulu on Friday, October 16.

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