Host Gaten Matarazzo pulls the strings on a new season of elaborate pranks involving everything from haunted mansions to ancient burial grounds. Yikes! Monstrous frights meet hilarious reveals on this hidden-camera prank show as real people become the stars of their own full-blown horror movie.
Prank Encounters is an American horror-themed hidden camera streaming television series, which made its debut in 2019. It is a prank show recorded with hidden cameras. Each episode follows the concept of two strangers that are unwittingly introduced to each other by show actors, under the ruse of a tryout for a new job. Subsequently, a predetermined sequence of scripted scares occur in order to scare the participants for comedic value. The show is hosted by Matarazzo, who plays the role of Dustin Henderson in the Netflix original show, Stranger Things.
The second season is scheduled for an April 1, 2021 release.