Kindred: Release date, cast, official synopsis, teaser & more

A Black woman’s life is followed in the upcoming television series ‘Kindred’ as she moves between the present and the antebellum eras.

Release date

On December 13th, all 8 episodes of Kindred will premiere exclusively on Hulu.

Cast and creators

  • Mallori Johnson
  • Micah Stock 
  • Ryan Kwanten
  • Austin Smith
  • David Alexander Kaplan
  • Sophina Brown
  • Sheria Irving

Developed for television by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Official synopsis

“As Dana, a young Black woman and aspiring writer begins to settle in her new home, she finds herself being pulled back and forth in time, emerging at a nineteenth-century plantation and confronting secrets she never knew ran through her blood.”

Other details

The series is the adaption of the renowned, best-selling 1979 book Kindred by Octavia E. Butler. The limited series is produced by FX Productions and it will be accessible on Disney+ in all other regions and on Star+ in Latin America.


The present and the past start to merge due to Dana’s unintentional time travel. It makes Dana feel more afraid as her actions in the present day raise some questions about what she and her lover Kevin are up to. 

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