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The “I Know What You Did Last Summer” horror franchise is getting the TV treatment. The 1997 slasher starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr. was based on the 1973 novel of the same name and found a group of teens haunted by a bad deed. That movie spawned two sequels, 1998’s “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” and 2006’s direct-to-DVD movie “I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer,” and now the story is being rebooted in long-form format.
So where is the “I Know What You Did Last Summer” series streaming and what’s it about? We’ve rounded up everything you need to know.
Is “I Know What You Did Last Summer” Streaming?
Yes! The series will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video starting Friday, when the first four episodes will launch. After that, new episodes will be released weekly up through the final episode of Season 1, which launches Nov. 12.
What Is “I Know What You Did Last Summer” About?
Sara Goodman wrote and executive produced this series. Similar to the plot of the film, the series focuses on a group of teenage friends who were involved in and/or witnessed a fatal car accident on their graduation event a year back from when the show starts. A mysterious killer and stalker enters the mix, lurking near the group of friends as each individually goes about their lives when they aren’t together hanging out. The stranger hints that the friends know more about what happened a year ago than they let on. Bill Heck employs his experience in suspense/thrillers as the character Bruce. The rest of the cast includes Sebastian Amoruso as Johnny, Cassie Beck as Courtney, Brooke Bloom as Clara, Ezekiel Goodman as Dylan, Ashley Moore as Riley, Fonia Rene as Lyla, Brianne Tju as Margo and Madison Iseman as Lennon/Allison.
Is the 1997 Film “I Know What You Did Last Summer” Streaming?
The original “I Know What You Did Last Summer” movie is also available to stream on Amazon Prime Video for those interested. Both the film and the new show are based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel.
What Is the Film “I Know What You Did Last Summer” About?
Jim Gillespie directed the movie, and the story mirrors that of the upcoming series. The movie stars Jennifer Love Hewitt as Julie James, Sarah Michelle Geller as Helen Shivers, Anne Heche as Melissa Egan, Freddie Prinze Jr. as Ray Bronson and Ryan Philippe as Barry Cox. The premise of four friends bound by witnessing a tragic accident leads to their reunion as a hook-wielding stranger threatens their small town by the sea.