Hulu's Helstrom Reveals Its Fiery First 10 Minutes

The Helstrom siblings (Tom Austen and Sydney Lemmon) in a moody moment.
The Helstrom siblings (Tom Austen and Sydney Lemmon) in a moody moment.
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Marvel’s much-anticipated slate of Disney+ series will start arriving soon, but in the meantime, one of the studio’s last Hulu projects will hit the streamer when Helstrom arrives October 16. And good news for fans: the first 10 minutes just made their debut tonight at New York Comic Con.

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Showrunner Paul Zbyszewski and cast members Tom Austen (he plays Daimon Helstrom), Sydney Lemmon (Ana Helstrom), Elizabeth Marvel (Victoria Helstrom), Ariana Guerra (Gabriella Rossetti), June Carryl (Dr. Louise Hastings), and Alain Uy (Chris Yen) gathered for an energetic panel to talk about the series and their characters—as well as to offer a sneak peek at all the dark magic and family drama to come. Speaking of which, you can watch those first 10 minutes at the start of the panel right here:

Helstrom premieres on Hulu October 16.


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DISCUSSION

sui_generis

How does all this supernatural stuff square with the so-far current standard in the MCU of saying that “Magic is just science we haven’t figured out yet”, when it comes to Thor and Dr. Strange, for example?

Here, it seems like they’re saying supernatural horror is real and Satan is comin’ to getcha! (Which also makes it strange to say that the nun character’s “faith is tested,” because if Satan exists, then obviously god does, right?