The Only Thing That Scares Lovecraft Country Creator Misha Green Is Playing It Safe

How Adweek’s Game Changer of the Year made the year’s wildest new show

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Lovecraft Country creator Misha Green says she "very rarely" gets scared. Courtesy of WarnerMedia

Misha Green finds new ways to terrify viewers with each episode of Lovecraft Country—from a haunted house to demonic twins—but the creator herself doesn’t frighten easily. “I very rarely get scared,” says Green. Well, except for one thing: “I guess stasis scares me: the idea of not growing, not challenging yourself, not being surprised.”

This story first appeared in the Oct. 26, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.