Disney’s 20th Digital Studios has been releasing horror shorts as the Bite Size Halloween series on the Hulu streaming service for two seasons now, and a third season of the series is set to premiere on October 1st. Tomorrow! With that date so near, a trailer for Bite Size Halloween season 3 has arrived online and can be seen in the embed above.
Bite Size Halloween season 3 consists of twenty-one shorts that star the likes of Tatiana Maslany (She-Hulk: Attorney-at-Law), Brendan Hines (Locke & Key), Misha Osherovich (Freaky), Brigette Lundy-Paine (Atypical), Lin Shaye (Insidious), David Costabile (Breaking Bad), Rebekka Johnson (GLOW), and singer-songwriter Kate Nash.
The shorts that make up the season are titled Nian, Ticks, Snatched, NZU, Bug, Incomplete, Remote, Live Bait, Foreigners Only, Mr. Crocket, Angels, Disposal, The Heritage, Fracture, Bad Rabbit, Sleep Study, Go to Bed Raymond, The Kapre, Alone with Him, Trespassers, and Ride or Die. They were directed by Michelle Krusiec, Sam Max, Michael Schwartz, Conscian Morgan, Coral Amiga and Nicole Hartley, Zoey Martinson, Eric Jungmann, Andrew Laurich, Nuhash Humayun, Brandon Espy, Samantha Aldana, Luka Wilson, Andrew Rutter, Jon K. Jones, Rebekka Johnson and Kate Nash, Natalie Metzger, Nikki Taylor-Roberts, Carlo Ledesma, Marcus Okami, Robin Takao D’Oench, and Minsun Park and Teddy Tenenbaum, respectively.
Last year, it was announced that nine of the previous Bite Size Halloween shorts were being expanded into feature films. The first of those feature expansions is John William Ross’s Grimcutty, which is being released through Hulu on October 10th. The second is Ben Steiner’s Matriarch, which will be released on October 21st.
The shorts that make up Bite Size Halloween season 3 are said to blend
genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi, thriller, and more. Shot in seven different countries, this season takes on topical issues such as racism, gender, parenthood, sexuality, and identity.
20th Digital Studio’s David Worthen Brooks provided the following statement: “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.“
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