Hulu Plus Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Sleepy Hollow’

By Kevyn Cortez | 2 years ago
Hulu Plus Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to ‘Sleepy Hollow’

Hulu Plus just bagged exclusive streaming rights for the first season of FOX’’s Emmy-nominated drama series “Sleepy Hollow.” Read on for more details.

According to Variety, as of Friday, Hulu Plus has gained exclusive streaming rights for the first season episodes of the FOX drama “Sleepy Hollow.” The complete season will be available for streaming ahead the second season’s premiere, which is on Sept. 22, 2014.


Hulu Plus subscribers will have a day-after-air access to new episodes after original episodes debut on FOX. Furthermore, Premium service Hulu Plus users will have access to all Season 2 episodes, with Hulu having a selection of up to five episodes from its sophomore run available to stream.

“Sleepy Hollow” is a supernatural police drama television series that premiered on FOX on Sept. 16, 2013. The show is a take on a modern-day retelling of the 1820 short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving. It follows the story of Ichabod Crane, played by Tom Mison, a man-out-of-time who was brought back to life with the Horseman in the 21st century, as he solves the mysteries revolving around the horseman while trying to free his wife Katrina Crane, played by Katia Winter, who’s seemingly trapped in a place between worlds. Ichabod is joined by Lt. Abbie Mills, played by Nicole Beharie, teaming up to stop the Horseman’s killing spree and to protect the world from the forces of Hell.

By end of Season 1, we find Ichabod buried alive by his son, Henry Parrish, played by John Noble, who reveals himself as the Horseman of War. Meanwhile, Abbie is trapped in purgatory as she sacrificed herself to free Ichabod’s wife, Katrina who, after being freed, was eventually captured by the headless horseman.

Season 2 will introduce new characters, both natural to supernatural. Sakina Jaffrey will play the role of a new sheriff named Leena Reyes, and a new horseman might appear in the said upcoming season. He is described as a tall guy who is really skilled with swords, stunts and horseback riding.

That’s a wrap for  Hulu Plus’ acquisition of the exclusive streaming rights to Sleepy Hollow.” “Sleepy Hollow” Season 2 will premiere on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. on FOX. For more details on your favorite and upcoming shows, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).

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