“The Clearing” is an Australian psychological thriller television series that will be released on Disney+ and Hulu. The show draws inspiration from a chilling real-life cult led by a woman.
Directed by Jeffrey Walker and Gracie Otto, “The Clearing” is based on the book titled “In the Clearing” by J. P. Pomare, which fictionalizes the events surrounding The Family, an Australian New Age group. The series boasts a talented cast, including Miranda Otto, Teresa Palmer, and Guy Pearce.
The plot revolves around a woman who must confront her own past to protect children from being abducted by the cult.