As a video archivist investigates the secrets behind a mysterious fire, he becomes convinced he can save a young woman from the terrifying fate she met 25 years ago.
The all new series comes from Conjuring & Malignant Director, James Wan.
Archive 81” stars Underwater‘s Mamoudou Athie with “Altered Carbon” alumna Dina Shihabi, Martin Donovan (Big Little Lies), Matt McGorry (How To Get Away With Murder), Julia Chan (Katy Keene), Evan Jonigkeit, and Ariana Neal (Hidden Figures).
“When archivist Dan Turner (Athie) takes a mysterious job restoring a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994, he finds himself reconstructing the work of documentary filmmaker Melody Pendras (Shihabi) and her investigation into a dangerous cult. As Dan is drawn into Melody’s story, he becomes convinced he can save her from the terrifying end she met 25 years ago.”
Marc Sollinger and Daniel Powell created the podcast and co-produced the series. “Stranger Things” director Rebecca Thomas directed half the debut season.
The series debuts on Netflix Friday, January 14, 2022.