True renaissance creators whose amazing works span multiple mediums, John Carpenter and Storm King Productions President Sandy King Carpenter have teamed up with the audio entertainment company Realm (formerly known as Serial Box), and at a virtual fan event last night (which also featured Tatiana Maslany), John and Sandy revealed their first three horror shows that will be coming to Realm: Roanoke Falls, Angel to Some, and Furnace.

Below, we have the official press release with full details on Realm's upcoming podcasts (including Orphan Black: The Next Chapter), as well as a link to listen to the virtual event and an announcement video featuring Tatiana Maslany.

Press Release: NEW YORK, NY - May 11, 2021 – At a virtual fan event with Tatiana Maslany, John Carpenter and Sandy King Carpenter, audio entertainment company Realm announced its upcoming podcast slate, which includes Season 2 of the chart-topping podcast Orphan Black: The Next Chapter ; launch of Realm+ on Apple Podcasts Subscriptions in May and the first horror podcast shows from legendary horror director and producer John Carpenter.

In addition to announcing that she will be returning to 'The Next Chapter' as narrator alongside original television series cast members Jordan Gavaris (Felix Dawkins) and Evelyne Brochu (Delphine Cormier), Tatiana Maslany shared that she’ll be executive producing and narrating an all-new original Realm podcast titled Power Trip, releasing this fall. As for Carpenter and King, they revealed that their first three shows with Realm — Roanoke Falls, Angel to Some and Furnace — will be available later this year and in 2022.

Realm offered details for Realm+, which launches on Apple Podcasts Subscriptions at the end of May. Subscribers of Realm+ will be able to listen to shows completely ad-free, receive early access to shows for binge listening, and gain access to exclusive bonus content for $2.99 a month. The first three titles available on the premium offering are The Vela, Low Life, and The Shadow Files of Morgan Knox.

Fans also got a glimpse at some of the original shows coming soon to Realm from the creators and authors themselves, including Pia Wilson (Genius: Aretha) who talks about her show If I Go Missing, The Witches Did It — a sly, witchy twist on the missing girl trope; Jennifer Li Shotz (Max: Best Friend. Hero. Marine.) and Brian Murphy introduced Fault Lines, a contemporary family drama; Ellen Goodlett (Memory Lane, Rule & Rise) who talks about her history-inspired, queer romance show Elixir; and Samit Basu (Chosen Spirits) who introduces his show Nemo, a steampunk anti-hero origin story of Jules Verne's Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Please find a recording of the event HERE, produced by Nō Studios.

“We organized this event to share our exciting plans for Realm and Realm+ with our biggest fans,” explained Realm co-founder and CEO Molly Barton. “The Clone Club helped Orphan Black hit the top of the fiction podcast charts on Apple Podcasts shortly after it became available, which is why we wanted them to be the first to learn about Season 2. We were also thrilled to have horror legend John Carpenter and film producer Sandy King Carpenter talk about their upcoming podcasts and share a few details of what fans can expect, along with our great group of diverse, award-winning authors and storytellers like Pia Wilson and Samit Basu who showcased the amazing slate of original shows we will be releasing this year.”

Realm+ Shows Coming to Apple Podcasts Subscriptions in May:

  • THE VELA - A refugee returns to her home planet in search of a missing ship that holds the key to saving humanity. Season 1 is written by Yoon Ha Lee, Becky Chambers, SL Huang, and Rivers Solomon. Season 2 is written by Ashley Poston, Maura Milan, Nicole Givens Kurtz, and Sangu Mandanna. The Vela is narrated by Robin Miles.

  • LOW LIFE - This horror-comedy features a chupacabra exterminator and a marine biology student who become unlikely allies while solving a monstrous murder. Created and written by Steve Macarelli and Billy Lalor. Narrated by Nick Sullivan and Eleanor Caudill.

  • THE SHADOW FILES OF MORGAN KNOX - In 1930s Manhattan, a Latina private detective is posthumously hired by a man hoping to solve his own murder. Written by K Arsenault Rivera, Brooke Bolander, Gabino Iglesias, and Sunny Moraine. Narrated by Pilar Uribe.

Shows Coming Soon to Realm:

  • ORPHAN BLACK: THE NEXT CHAPTER SEASON 2 [Fall 2021] - Picking up where Season 1 left off, the Clone Club deals with the ramifications of being outed to the world. Written by Malka Older, Madeline Ashby, Mishell Baker, Heli Kennedy, E.C. Myers, and Lindsay Smith. Narrated by Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, and Evelyne Brochu.

  • POWER TRIP [Fall 2021] - Executive produced and narrated by Tatiana Maslany, Power Trip an irreverent dark comedy in which a screwed-up woman indulging in dark magic tries not to screw herself over. Written by Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, Sarah Smith, and Becca Mix.

  • IF I GO MISSING THE WITCHES DID IT [Summer 2021] - When a Black writer goes missing in the Hudson Valley, a white podcast host with a savior complex takes up the cause of finding her—and collides with a coven of influencers she suspects are responsible. Written by Pia Wilson.

  • FAULT LINES [Summer 2021] - When The Big One hits, members of an Asian-American family become stranded in different parts of the city. In the aftermath of the catastrophic earthquake, the three siblings navigate more than just the dangerous physical reality: old resentments, new hurts, and deep-seeded family secrets come to the surface. Written by Jennifer Li Shotz and Brian Murphy.

  • ELIXIR [Summer 2021] - In this prohibition-inspired fantasy, magic is imbibed through elixirs, which have recently been forbidden by the gentry in the seaside city of Locq. When Elsie’s sister goes missing, she risks everything to find her, including a visit to a notorious Hush Bar, where elixirs are still served clandestinely. There, she meets Vera, a woman with magic-making in her blood. As they work together to find Elise’s sister, the two women begin a dangerous romance that crosses class lines. Written by Ellen Goodlett.

  • NEMO [September 29, 2021] - An Indian prince and scientific genius becomes the enemy of empires in this reimagining of the legendary submarine master from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Written by Samit Basu, Mimi Mondal, Shiv Ramdas, and Achala Upendran.

  • ROANOKE FALLS [October 2021] - From John Carpenter and Sandy King Carpenter comes a tense, atmospheric thriller about the fear of the unknown, the dangers of superstition, and the depths of desperation. A woman investigates a string of murders in the second Roanoke settlement, leading her to a serial killer from the original voyage who waits in the woods.

  • ANGEL TO SOME [Winter 2022] - From John Carpenter and Sandy King Carpenter, a chronically ill Catholic student calls on a guardian angel to protect her — but the angel who shows up instead wants her dead.

  • FURNACE [Winter 2022] - When a former tech darling sets out to start a utopia called “The Furnace , ” he and his fellow anarchists rebuild a former dilapidated town using large - scale 3D printers — only to discover they’ve printed structures made of an A.I. biotech and trapped themselves in a city that wants to kill them

Realm shows are available for free anywhere podcasts can be found through ad-supported distribution. Original Realm shows are also available through the Realm Unlimited subscription, on and in the Realm apps. The subscription features ad-free, early access to the complete library of Realm Originals, access to bonus content, community perks, and a dual-format experience in Realm’s proprietary Flow Reader (simultaneous audio + text).

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About Realm:

Realm is an audio entertainment company that creates original fiction podcasts and audiobook series, including official continuations of popular franchises. Based in New York, LA and beyond, Realm collaborates with bestselling and award-winning talent from film/tv, animation, publishing, and gaming to create expansive, diverse, and immersive shows.

Realm was co-founded by former Penguin Random House executive Molly Barton and former Obama Administration Dept. of Justice lawyer Julian Yap. Realm shows are available as podcasts everywhere, and on the Realm app, awarded “Best of the Year” by Apple.

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