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Home Before Dark: Everything We Know

April 1, 2020
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Home Before Dark Season 1

Apple TV+’s ‘Home Before Dark’ is a mystery drama that follows Hilde Lisko and her family as they move from Brooklyn to an idyllic lakeside town in Washington, where her father has spent his boyhood, but little do they know what is waiting for them. Upon reaching, Hilde stumbles upon a crime scene, which triggers her investigative senses, and she tenaciously initiates a pursuit to find the truth behind a 30-year-old cold case that has long been buried by the townsfolk, including her father.

The show is based on the real-life story of Hilde Lysiak, an award-winning young journalist who broke a murder case in Patagonia, Arizona, when she was just 9-yrs-old. ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ director Jon M. Chu is at the helm of this kid-centric thriller, which has been created by Dana Fox and Dara Resnik. The show aims to inspire a whole new generation of kids to pursue what is right, no matter what his/her age is. It also takes cues from ‘Indiana Jones’ and Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Sherlock Holmes.’ In case you are wondering: When will ‘Home Before Dark’ season 1 release, and what is it about? Keep reading!

Home Before Dark Season 1 Release Date: When Will it Premiere?

‘Home Before Dark’ season 1 is all set to premiere on Friday, April 3, 2020, at 3 am PT on Apple TV+. It will consist of 10 episodes with a runtime of 55-60 minutes each. The first three episodes will drop on the premiere date, while the remaining episodes will follow a weekly-release format.

Given the positive reviews that the show has received, the network has renewed the show for a second season, ahead of its season 1 premiere.

Home Before Dark Cast: Who is in it?

‘The Florida Project’ breakout Brooklynn Prince essays the character of Hilde Lisko, a young investigative reporter who also writes a self-started newspaper. Joining Brooklynn as Matthew Lisko, Hilde’s journalist father is ‘Cloud Atlas’ star Jim Sturgess. Abby Miller plays the role of Hilde’s mother, Bridget Jensen. Kylie Rogers enacts the role of Hilde’s elder sister Izzy Lisko, while Mila Morgan stars as her younger sister Ginny.

The cast also comprises Louis Herthum as Frank Briggs Sr., Kiefer O’Reilly as Richie Fife, Michael Weston as Frank Briggs Jr., Jibrail Nantambu as Donny, Aziza Scott as Mackenzie “Trip” Johnson, Adrian Hough as Jack Fife, Deric McCabe as Spoon, Whitney Peak as Alpha Jessica, Joelle Carter as Kim Collins, Aubrey Arnason as Lucy Fife, and Serge Houde as Roger Collins, among many others.

Home Before Dark Plot: What is it About?

‘Home Before Dark’ revolves around the lives of Hilde Lisko and her family, as entangle themselves in a murder mystery that changes their lives forever. When Hilde’s father Matthew’s professional life gets derailed, he, along with his family, are forced to leave New York and end up relocating to Matt’s hometown, Erie Harbor. When someone they knew ends up dead, Hilde rules it out as murder and begins her investigation.

After connecting the dots, she unravels a three-decade-old cold case involving the disappearance of Matt’s childhood friend, Richie Fife, who is presumed dead. Hilde learns that the authorities have buried the case after convicting Richie’s elder brother for the crime. However, on discovering that her father stood in the court to testify in favor of Richie’s brother, insisting that he is innocent, Hilde swears to get to the truth, come what may. She is joined by her new friends – Donny and Spoon, and together the trio embarks upon a mission to solve the 30-yr-old mystery.

Home Before Dark Trailer

Check out the trailer for ‘Home Before Dark’ season 1!

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