Inspired by the best-selling R.L Stine’s graphic novel by the same name for the Boom Studios, Just Beyond is a horror-comedy show that showcases eight different stories in its 8 episodes long season. The show has been created by Seth Grahame-Smith while joining him are Stephen Christy, David Katzenberg and Ross Richie as executive producers. KatzSmith Productions, 20th Television, and Boom Studios are the production companies.
Release Status for Just Beyond
The American anthology series is set go on air by October 13, 2021, with all eight episodes on Disney+.
Cast for Just Beyond
Since each episode focuses on a different storyline, cast for each episodes are also different. Here’s a list of all the actors episode-wise.
Episode 1: McKenna Grace in the role of Veronica, Nasim Pedrad for Miss Genevieve, and the character of Claire, played by Leeann Ross.
Episode 2: Arjun Athalye essaying the role of Ronald, Gabriel Bateman for Jack, Tim Heidecker as Dale, Parvesh Cheena for the role of Ron Sr., Riki Lindhome as Bonnie and Henry Thomas and Rajani Nair portraying the characters of Crazy Chris and Gloria respectively.
Episode 3: Comprises of Jy Prishkulnik as Luna, Rachel Marsh for the role of Fiona, and David Lengel essaying Mr. Barnett.
Episode 4: The characters of Brook and Olivia being played by Sally Pressman and Megan Stott, respectively. Elisha Henig portrays as Graham, Camryn Jade as Chloe, Marcelle LeBlanc as Jade, and the role of The Squeamber is being done by Max Bickelhaup.
Episode 5: The role for Carmen, Lily and Fausse is being essayed by Jordan Shirley, Izabela Vidovic and Christine Ko respectively.Leela Owen for the role of Harper and Conner Christie as Ben.
Episode 6: Ben Gleib as Oscar, Kate Baldwin as Vivian, Lexi Underwood as Ella, Emily Marie Palmer for the role of Rose, and the Character of Raymond being played Jackson Geach.
Episode 7: The role of little Trevor and adult Trevor being played by Logan Gray and Cyrus Arnold respectively.
Episode 8: Cedric Joe in the character of Sam, Malcolm Barrett as Andy, Christine Young for Jenny, and Jack Gore as Mason.
The Plot of Just Beyond
The first episode of the series focuses on a girl named Veronica who, after being sent for rehabilitation in a school, discovers that what is portrayed isn’t the reality, and she must do something to save the girls. The second edition revolves around two best friends named Jack and Ronald who after seeing their parents perform unusual acts and scenes, are afraid for their life and want to know the truth.
Episode 3 is based on the story of a girl named Fiona who hides her identity of a witch to study in a high school. The problems arise when her cousin Luna wishes to pay a visit to her school’s homecoming party and address her magical skills. Fiona now has to choose between hiding the truth or going with her sister Luna who is about to expose their identity.
Episode 4 is focused on a girl named Olivia who, on discovering a masked monster in her mother’s childhood home, sets on a mission with her neighbor Graham to unveil the truth.
Episode 5 is about a girl named Lily Renton who admires the celebrities and wishes to become as beautiful as them one day. This wish is granted when her substitute teacher first recommends a beauty app for transformation, which makes her decide whether to choose inner beauty or outer beauty.
Episode 6 revolves around a girl named Ella who after having a tiff with her former best friend Zoe at the field trip to Fox theatre, discovers herself being trapped in the theatre among the dead acting troupe and there begins the drama.
Episode 7 focuses on a boy named Evan Burger, who is a geek with a prosthetic leg. He becomes an easy target for the bully Trevor Larkin who is giant in appearance possesses a dangerous scar. But Evan decides to stand up for himself, and things change for Trevor.
The final episode of the series is about a boy named Sam who, after his father’s death, takes possession of his comic in mint condition but soon is dejected by the actions of a neighborhood bully and goes to the treehouse he and his father built. But after the destruction of the treehouse, he finds himself in an alternative universe where he now has to make an agonising choice.