Aren’t toddlers the cutest and the most divine thing to witness on the earth, well….until the baby starts to kill? That isn’t precisely how the saying goes, but once HBO and SKY’s forthcoming series The Baby wraps up its eight-episode run, you could see newborns in a new light. The horror/comedy series will feature a lady who finds herself in the company of a little person with murderous intentions. The first episode of the series will air in late April.
What is “The Baby” really about?
The Baby is an eight-episode horror-comedy miniseries series created by SISTER (Chernobyl, Landscapers) and Proverbial Pictures in collaboration with SKY. The baby is a darkly hilarious, visceral investigation of parenthood from the standpoint of a woman who really doesn’t want to become one.
The baby is followed by the following storyline When Natasha, 38, is suddenly pregnant, her life of doing what she wants, when she wants, comes crashing down. The infant, who is controlling, manipulative, and has aggressive abilities, turns Natasha’s life into a nightmare show. What is the source of it? What is the baby looking for? And how far will Natasha have to go in order to reclaim her life? She is not interested in having a child. She is desired by the infant.
Mrs. Eaves, a 70-year-old enigma who has spent the last fifty years living out of her car and appears to be everywhere the Baby is, is played by Amira Ghazala, and Bobbi, Natasha’s younger sister, is played by Amber Grappy, a children’s magician who would love nothing more than to be a parent, to give and receive love.
Development of “The Baby” Tv Series
HBO announced in August 2020 that The Baby has been ordered to series. Executive producers include Robins-Grace, Carolyn Strauss, Jane Featherstone, and Naomi de Pear with Katie Carpenter, with Lucy Gaymer producing. HBO, Sky Atlantic, Sister Pictures, and Gaymer’s Proverbial Pictures are collaborating on The Baby. Nicole Kassell joins as a lead director and executive producer in December 2020. Directors include Stacey Gregg, Faraz Shariat, and Elle Jones.
Whereas, The Baby is produced by Sister and Proverbial Pictures and is a co-production between HBO and Sky. The series was co-created by Robins-Grace and Gaymer; executive produced by Jane Featherstone, Carolyn Strauss, and Naomi de Pear for Sister; co-executive produced by Katie Carpenter for Robins-Grace and Nicole Kassell and produced by Gaymer.
Is there a trailer for “The Baby”?
Yes, HBO has recently released the trailer for the baby.
The baby’s teaser video shows that the series will take viewers on an odd and surprising trip, with the titular baby seemingly descending from the skies, chasing down police officers, and single-handedly participating in sadistic playground assassinations. Yes, while maintaining a nice and appealing appearance.
The Baby’s deeper and more gruesome stories, such as moms divulging deep, dark truths about taking care of newborns, women owning the fact that they were not born into parenthood, and not wanting to be defined by their children, are also shown in the trailer. On the supernatural side of the plot, we may expect to see some strange rites, get a taste of Stephen King’s Children of the Corn, and maybe even a hint of Hereditary? Then again, it was all about parenting. Isn’t it?
Where will “The Baby” be released and when?
The Baby, a horror-comedy series co-produced by HBO and Sky, will air in April. The eight-episode series will premiere on HBO on Sunday, April 24 at 10:30 p.m. and will be available to watch on HBO Max, with a Sky Atlantic and NOW release date to be announced later this year.
In addition, a teaser trailer for the series has been released (which appropriately begins with a crying baby). The Baby is a darkly hilarious, gritty portrayal of parenthood from the perspective of a woman who doesn’t want to be one, from rookie screenwriter Siân Robins-Grace, Lucy Gaymer, and Chernobyl producer Sister. The baby had officially been decided that as soon as the baby was being filmed on May 31, 2021, The baby is all set to hit the stage for the horror series fans on the 24th of April, 2022.
Furthermore, the baby will be available to be premiered on HBO.
The Star Cast and The Crew of “The Baby”
Siân Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer co-wrote and co-created The Baby. After collaborating on numerous prior successful projects, the team is making its series showrunner debut: Robins-Grace was a co-executive producer on Netflix’s Sex Education and wrote for the British drama The Enfield Haunting. Gaymer worked on Prime Video’s Fleabag as a music supervisor and The Widow as a post-production coordinator.
Michelle De Swarte who was seen in Netflix’s duchess, Amira Ghazzalla, Amber Grappy, Patrice Naiambana, Sinéad Cusack, Shvorne Marks, Isy Suttie, The very famous Tanya Reynolds from Sex Education, Seyan Sarvan, and Karl following from the Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Full Crew of “The Baby”
Sinead Cusack, Isy Suttie, Shvorne Marks, Amira Ghazalla, Michelle de Swarte, Patrice Naiambana, Amber Grappy, Bertie George Venn, Albie Hills, Arthur Hills, Genesis Lynea, Tanya Reynolds, Sophie Reid, Seyan Sarvan, Karl Davies, Angela Yeoh, Beau Gadsdon, Joe Parker, Bhav Joshi, Sam Bond, Michelle Thomas, David Burnett, Divian Ladwa, David Cann, Mark Oliver, Alexis Tuttle, Imarn Ayton, Roanna Appleby, Rio Attoh-Wood, Peter Clements and Anastasia Zabarchuk
Directors of “The Baby”
Faraz Shariat, Stacey Gregg, Ella Jones and Nicole Kassell
Producers of “The Baby”
Bisha K. Ali, Katie Carpenter, Naomi De Pear, Jane Featherstone, Lucy Gaymer, Nicole Kassell, Emma Parsons, Sian Robins-Grace, Carolyn Strauss and Tim Mannion