“What We Do in the Shadows” TV series trailer has werewolves, supermarket fires, psychic vampires & more
by Angela Quinton
Feb. 6, 2019
A still from the WWDITS season 1 trailer depicting one of two werewolves mentioned (image: What We Do in the Shadows | Season 1: Official Trailer)
Based on the feature film of the same name from Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, What We Do in the Shadows is a documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of four vampires who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years. In Staten Island.
I’m thrilled that Clement and Waititi have turned that “good vampire movie” franchise into a new TV series for FX. Like the movie it’s based on, the series focuses on the exploits of vampires, but they chucked in a little lycanthropy action for werewolf nerds like us. I really like the werewolf design, although the one depicted in the trailer (and shown in the feature image on this post) really needs to stop skipping leg day at the gym.
Take a look, y’all: