Getting caught in an elevator is a few folks’s worst nightmare. That’s not the case for Matt Lauria. He breaks down his new function in Hulu’s ‘Into The Darkish: Down’ episode on this EXCLUSIVE video!
“I used to be drawn to this story as a result of it offered this superior artistic problem, which was these extremely psychological characters with extremely various and complex values and beliefs caught on this tiny area collectively,” Matt Lauria mentioned on this EXCLUSIVE video. “It’s type of my favourite kind of storytelling sort of on steroids as a result of I like character-driven items. I like extremely psychology characters, and to take these two parts and mash them into these lengthy scenes with no breaks, the place it’s simply two folks sort of getting inside of each other, that felt like a very thrilling problem and the confinement of it and the stress that goes with that, so I knew it was going to finish up being explosive.”
The Valentine’s Day-themed episode of Hulu’s anthology collection incorporates a pair of workplace employees — Matt and Natalie Martinez — getting trapped in an elevator over an extended Valentine’s Day weekend. Their state of affairs turns harmful and horrifying as they fight to determine the right way to escape. That is in contrast to any Valentine’s Day TV episode you’ve ever seen earlier than. The episode is a reunion for Matt and Natalie, who labored collectively on Kingdom. “I leapt at a possibility to work together with her once more,” Matt gushed about Natalie. “I additionally love a bunch of the people over at Blumhouse, and I used to be wanting to staff up with them once more, so it was sort of an ideal match.”
Into The Darkish: Down premieres on Hulu on Feb. 1. Regardless of the shut quarters within the elevator, Matt known as the expertise “tremendous enjoyable.” He added, “I’d do it once more!” The episode was written by Kent Kubena and directed by The Final Exorcism filmmaker Daniel Stamm.