October 15, 2021

‘Just Beyond’ cast talks R.L. Stine-inspired horror anthology series on Disney+

CULVER CITY, Calif. — What’s awaiting you within the actuality simply past the one you already know? May it’s witches, aliens, ghosts or parallel universes? The brand new Disney+ series “Just Beyond,” impressed by a series of graphic novels by R.L. Stine, goals to reply that query… whereas serving up tons of family-friendly Halloween enjoyable.

“Audiences can expect to have a spooky, but not extremely scary, experience watching some really mysterious, fantastical, twisty episodes,” creator Seth Grahame-Smith stated, including that the present is akin to “The Twilight Zone” and “Amazing Stories.”

“It’s the perfect Halloween series to watch because first of all, it’s not too spooky,” actress Jy Prishkulnik, who’s in “Which Witch,” stated. “It’s very magical and fun.”

“There’s a good mixture for everybody that wants to watch. It’s good for people who like that horror, Halloween element of film and TV, but it’s also good for younger audiences that want to watch it and not be too scared,” stated Marcelle LeBlanc, who seems in “My Monster.”

The cast obtained to rejoice their new series on the Disney+ Hallowstream drive-in premiere in Culver Metropolis, California. 13-year-old actor Logan Grey, who’s in “Standing Up For Yourself,” known as it the “greatest experience [of his] entire life.”

The eight-episode anthology series follows younger teenagers on a journey of self-discovery. Whereas spooky and supernatural, the present tackles a variety of related matters together with anxiousness, bullying and dealing with grief.

“What I love so much about all of these is that it’s spooky and scary, but with a moral and a bigger story to tell about kids and the world now,” stated Sally Pressman, who’s in “My Monster.”

“There’s something to be said for love and sacrifice and thinking of others, and I think there’s always a good time to do that, and always conquering your fears, which makes sense during Halloween,” added Malcolm Barrett, who seems in “The Treehouse.”

All episodes of “Just Beyond” at the moment are streaming on Disney+.

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