Debuting today, Deadly Manners pays tribute to 1940s radio shows (with a nod or two to the 1985 cult-classic Clue film), and the cast list reads like a fever dream of TV fan favorites: LeVar Burton helms the story as narrator, Kristen Bell stars as a rather unlikable hostess, and big names like RuPaul, Alisha Boe, and Anna Chlumsky pop up along the way as both guests and murder suspects.
“When I was kid, I was obsessed with books on tape,” Alex Aldea, director, producer, and composer of Deadly Manners told EW.
“For Deadly Manners though, we wanted to do an old school audio drama that was pure entertainment, where the audience can get out of their heads for a minute, relax and enjoy themselves. It’s a crazy world we are living in right now, and people are reacting in extremes. Deadly Manners is like classic Clue fun.”
Check out the first 2 chapters below: