- Aug 7, 2002
I think this is the right thread for this... it's apparently not a real creature in the film if what I've heard about the book is any indication, but it's definitely dealing with elements of the mythology of it as a backdrop for drama:
A widow, a village vicar, and a mythical beast...are the rumors true? The Essex Serpent premieres May 13 on Apple TV+ https://apple.co/_TheEssexSerpent Set in Victorian England featuring a star studded cast led by Claire Danes, Tom Hiddleston, Frank Dillane, Clémence Poésy and Hayley Squires, The Essex Serpent follows London widow Cora Seaborne (Danes) who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. She forms an unlikely bond with the village vicar (Hiddleston), but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature.