Hulu’s ‘Monsterland’ Series Adds Kelly Marie Tran to Growing Cast

Just in from The Hollywood Reporter, actress Kelly Marie Tran has been added to the growing cast of the Hulu original series Monsterland, which will be only her second venture for television work following her appearances in Facebook Watch’s Sorry For Your Loss.

Monsterland is based on Nathan Ballingrud’s collection of stories called North American Lake Monsters.

Through the episodes, the characters will encounter with Gothic beasts, like fallen angels and werewolves.

Tran’s breakout role was as Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and she is set to lend her voice for Universal Pictures upcoming The Croods 2.

The episode Tran will star in is called Iron River, MI in which she’ll play a character named Lauren, who returns to her small hometown in Michigan to get married. In the years leading up to her return, she had built a new life for herself after her best friend, Elena, went missing when they were just 16.

Monsterland is set to premier this fall on Hulu and feature eight episodes.

Check back soon for more!

Mark McCurley
Mark McCurley
Since Mark was four years old he has always loved the horror genre, even when his mother would be a good parent and not let him watch such films. It was when he would sneak into the Horror section at the video store called Tommy K's that he would see all of the VHS covers of classics like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. During his time as a journalism major and news staff writer at Southern CT State University, he had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren before a seminar in 2009 at the Lyman Center on campus.

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