A third season of Bite Size Halloween is coming to Hulu in celebration of Huluween. 20th Digital Studio’s got a round of twenty new shorts from emerging filmmakers blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi, thriller, and more, shot in seven different countries, and each tackling topical issues such as racism, gender, parenthood, sexuality, and identity.
Casting for the new shorts features She-Hulk: Attorney At Law star Tatiana Maslany in Snatched from Michael Schwartz) in her first screen role with husband Brendan Hines (“Locke & Key”), and with Misha Osherovich (“Freaky”) as their son. Other shorts will feature Brigette Lundy-Paine (“Atypical”), Lin Shaye (“Insidious”), David Costabile (“Breaking Bad”), and former “Glow” co-stars Rebekka Johnson and singer-songwriter Kate Nash who co-wrote/directed/star in a short featuring Nash’s original music.
“As we launch the first feature films developed with our incredibly talented Bite Size Halloween filmmaker alums, we are thrilled to introduce the next wave of dynamic filmmaking talent and their ingenious short films. We take great pride in showcasing these vital, diverse voices and their very personal twists on horror, thriller, and sci-fi.” said David Worthen Brooks, SVP 20th Digital Studio.
The company’s goal with its short film programs is “to continue to guide and finance the growth of these artists’ careers and to transition some of the shorts into longer features.” First on the agenda are two films developed in this way and premiering on the streamer: Grimcutty from John William Ross on October 10 and Matriarch from Ben Steiner on October 21.