With a little over a month to go until the show’s premiere, Hulu has released the titles and synopses for the first five episodes of the Marvel supernatural thriller series Helstrom, which follows the characters of Daimon and Satana Hellstrom, the children of a powerful serial killer, who spend their spare time hunting the worst of humanity.
Episode 1 – Mother’s Little Helpers
Daimon Helstrom investigates a possessed young boy in Oregon. Meanwhile in San Francisco, Ana Helstrom stages an auction to expose a criminal. Disturbing events at St. Teresa’s cause concern as the siblings estranged Mother remains hospitalized. Written By: Paul Zbyszewski. Directed By: Daina Reed
Episode 2 – Viaticum
A horrific accident leads Daimon and Gabriella fighting to save a man’s soul, while a darker force attempts to stop them. Meanwhile, Yen’s relationship with his work takes a dark turn towards obsession, and a discovery leads Ana back to St. Teresa’s. Written By: Blair Butler. Directed By: Anders Engstrom
Episode 3 – The One Who Got Away
Daimon and Ana learn more about the destruction their father left in his wake. With Gabriella, they pay a visit to a potential victim and find themselves in deeper than they ever could have imagined. Hastings shocks Caretaker with a stunning revelation. Written By: Marcus Dalzine. Directed By: Michael Offer
Episode 4 – Containment
A demonic enemy brings together an unusual group. Daimon and Ana travel to San Francisco in search of Yen and an artifact that may help defeat the enemy. Ana tells Daimon about her extracurricular activities, and Gabriella’s faith is attacked. Written By: Sheila Wilson. Directed By: Amanda Row
Episode 5 – Committed
Things are not what they seem as Mother’s health sharply declines. As Ana searches for Yen, Gabriella offers counsel to a student struggling to understand how demons live among us. Daimon makes a discovery that is truly a matter of life and death. Written By: Matt Morgan & Ian Sobel. Directed By: Jovanka Vuckovic
SEE ALSO: Watch the trailer for Helstrom here
As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills.
Helstrom sees Tom Austen (The Royals) and Sydney Lemmon (Fear The Walking Dead) leading the cast as Daimon and Ana alongside Elizabeth Marvel (Homeland) as Victoria Helstrom, Robert Wisdom (Ballers) as Caretaker, June Carryl (Mindhunter) as Dr Louise Hastings, Ariana Guerra (Raising Dion) as Gabriella Rosetti, Alain Uy (The Passage) as Chris Yen, David Meunier (Justified) as Finn Miller and Daniel Cudmore (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Keith Spivey.