You must be waiting for the Best Supernatural Shows on HBO to watch while waiting for the House of Dragons. The growing popularity of the genre of supernatural and fantasy is very evident.
On all the streaming sites supernatural drama series are abundant thanks to the never-ending demands of the viewers. HBO is also no exception.
Among the plethora of supernatural and fantasy tv series the popular ones that deserve to be named include ‘His Dark Materials, ‘True Blood, ‘Superman & Lois’, ‘Westworld’, ‘Ghosts’, ‘Fringe’, ‘The Outsider’ etc. We have listed the five Best Supernatural Shows that stream on HBO in this article:
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American dystopian sci-fi series ‘Westworld‘ is adapted from the same named movie of 1973. Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have created this neo-Western drama. The plot of the story is set in a fictional Wild-West-themed amusement park that is made with advanced technology and is populated by android beings known as “hosts”.
High-paying guests can come to this park to give to in their wildest fantasies as the hosts are programmed from harming them. In the third season, the plot stretches to the real world in the middle of the 21st century where an artificial intelligence named Rehoboam controls humans’ lives.
The cast members of the series include Evan Rachel Wood, Thandiwe Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Luke Hemsworth, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Simon Quarterman, Rodrigo Santoro, Angela Sarafyan, Shannon Woodward, Ed Harris, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Barnes, Clifton Collins Jr., Jimmi Simpson, Tessa Thompson, Fares Fares, Louis Herthum, Talulah Riley, Gustaf Skarsgård, Katja Herbers, Zahn McClarnon, Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Tao Okamoto, etc.
The series premiered on October 2, 2016, on HBO. The series made 81% in the Rotten Tomatoes rating.
His Dark Materials –
The fantasy drama series ‘His Dark Materials’ is adapted from the same named trilogy by Philip Pullman. The plot of the series is set in an alternative world where the souls of humans are manifested by animal companions who are referred to as daemons.
The story revolves around Lyra, a young girl, who discovers a prophecy that announces she will change the world.
In her quest, she comes across Dust, a mysterious substance, that eventually leads her to other worlds. A teenager named Will, who belongs to our real world, also enters the plot.
Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Anne-Marie Duff, Clarke Peters, James Cosmo, Ariyon Bakare, Will Keen, Lucian Msamati, Gary Lewis, James McAvoy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ruta Gedmintas, Amir Wilson are some of the cast members of the series.
The series premiered on November 3, 2019, on HBO in the United States. ‘His Dark Materials’ made 81% on Rotten tomatoes.
Sci-fi supernatural series ‘Fringe’ follows the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s fictional Fringe Division in Boston Massachusetts. The team members use investigative techniques of the FBI as well as fringe science to investigate ghastly happenings that are related to a parallel universe.
The primary cast members of the series include Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Jasika Nicole, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Kirk Acevedo, Seth Gabel, Mark Valley, etc.
The series ran from September 9, 2008, to January 18, 2013, and made 90% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Misha Green developed the American horror series ‘Lovecraft Country’ that is inspired by the same named 2016 novel by Matt Ruff and serves as the novel’s continuation.
The plot of the series is set in the 1950s and revolves around a young black man traveling through the segregated United States. He comes to know about a town in which H. P. Lovecraft, the famous horror writer supposedly bases his fictional tales on. The town is plagued by a lot of dark secrets.
Jurnee Smollett, Jonathan Majors, Aunjanue Ellis, Courtney B. Vance, Wunmi Mosaku, Abbey Lee, Jamie Chung, and Michael K. Williams are cast members of the series. The series ran from August 16 to October 18 of 2020 on HBO. It scored 88% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The psychological horror thriller crime series ‘The Outsider’ is adapted from the same named 2018 novel by Stephen King. The plot of the series revolves around an unspeakable crime.
The investigators while struggling to go to the bottom of that crime become confounded by the mystery that surrounds a suburban parent named Terry Maitland, accused of a horrible murder. The main detective of the investigation team Ralph Anderson discovers conflicting clues.
The cast members of the series are Ben Mendelsohn playing the role of Ralph Anderson, Jason Bateman starring Terry Maitland, Bill Camp, Jeremy Bobb, Julianne Nicholson, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Yul Vazquez, Marc Menchaca, Cynthia Erivo, etc.
The series ran from January 12 to Match 8 of 2020 on HBO. In 2020 Jason Bateman won the nomination for a Primetime Emmy Awards under the category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. The series scored 91% on Rotten Tomatoes.