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SDCC: ‘The Terror: Infamy’ Takes the Horror of Internment and Adds the Supernatural

Coming August 12 to AMC, “The Terror: Infamy” is the second in the horror-anthology series that looks at historical events with a supernatural element. A big focus of this show will be based on the Japanese-American experience in internment camps. While everyone knows George Takei from Star Trek, they may not know that he spent several years of his childhood in an internment camp. He was originally brought on the the show as a consultant for that very reason. After working as a consultant, they convinced him to act in it, as well. read more

AMC Unveils a First Look at ‘The Terror: Infamy’

AMC has just released a five minute long featurette for the second season of The Terror, subtitled Infamy.

The clip showcases many of the writers, actors, and directors involved with the upcoming AMC program (which will debut on August 12) as they  discuss the inspiration for the new season and the many ways that Infamy is steeped in Japanese culture (particularly, the tradition ghost stories of Japan called kaidan).

Unlike last season, (which was based on a novel by Dan Simmons and the real-life events of the disappearance of the H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror in the arctic regions), this season will take place during World War II in a Japanese Internment camp. read more

New Trailer Released for AMC’s ‘The Terror: Infamy’ Season 2

AMC has just released a full trailer for the second season of The Terror.  Unlike the original story (which was based on a novel by Dan Simmons and the real-life events of the disappearance of the H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror), this season (which is subtitled Infamy) will take place during World War II in a Japanese Internment camp.

Although the setting has shifted, the tone of the series appears to capture the same paranoia and helplessness that made the first season so bleak, along with a similar supernatural presence from “the old country”. read more