Two demon-hunting siblings reunite to save the world in Helstrom trailer


Tom Austen and Sydney Lemmon star as siblings Daimon and Ana Helstrom in Helstrom, a 10-episode horror series that hits Hulu next month.

An ethics professor and secret demon hunter reunites with his estranged sister to take on a powerful demonic entity in the trailer for Helstrom, an upcoming horror series based on Marvel Comics characters. The 10-episode series debuts on Hulu next month

Helstrom has a complicated back story. As we reported in 2019, Hulu announced the development of two new Marvel-centric series, Ghost Rider (with Gabriel Luna reprising his role from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Helstrom. The shows were intended to kick off a standalone "Adventure into Fear" franchise that would bring a chilling horror element to the Marvel formula. Ghost Rider soon fell by the wayside, and by December 2019, Marvel Television was shut down. That makes Helstrom the sole survivor of the planned fear-based franchise. Shooting finished in March, right before the coronavirus pandemic caused most Hollywood productions to grind to a halt. Showrunner Paul Zbyszewski's contract was terminated in April—also due to the pandemic—but he stayed on for postproduction.

The series focuses on two characters from Marvel Comics. First: Daimon Helstrom, the son of Satan, introduced in Ghost Rider #1 (1973). He eventually became a recurring character in The Defenders. The other protagonist is his sister, Satana (Ana in the TV adaptation), who embraces the occult and her paternal heritage while Daimon chooses to defend humanity. Per the official premise: "The world isnt ready for a Helstrom family reunion. As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity—each with their own attitude and skills."

  • Tom Austen plays Daimon Helstrom, an ethics professor who hopes to save those close to him from demons. YouTube/Hulu
  • Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon) is Daimon's estranged sister. YouTube/Hulu
  • Technically, Ana runs an auction house, but her extracurricular activities are a bit darker. YouTube/Hulu
  • Daimon and Ana's mother, Victoria, has been institutionalized for 20 years. YouTube/Hulu
  • Ariana Guerra plays Gabriella Rossetti, an agent of the Vatican. YouTube/Hulu
  • Robert Wisdom is Caretaker, a guardian of the occult. YouTube/Hulu
  • June Carryl plays Louise Hastings, head of the psychiatric hospital where Victoria is kept. YouTube/Hulu
  • An strange occult symbol written in blood. YouTube/Hulu
  • A bizarre ritual? YouTube/Hulu
  • Unaccustomed to that face. YouTube/Hulu
  • This can't be good. YouTube/Hulu
  • Gabriella is overpowered. YouTube/Hulu
  • Ring of fire. YouTube/Hulu Read More – Source