Are you ready to take a deep dive into the mysterious world of “The Watchful Eye”? Freeform’s new series is a thrilling mashup of genres, with a unique twist that will keep you guessing until the very end.
The show follows the story of a nanny, Elena, who is hired to take care of a wealthy architect’s son. As she starts to explore the building, aptly named The Greybourne, she soon discovers that something sinister is afoot. Every time a new character is introduced, viewers are left wondering who the bad guy is and if they could be the one.
Executive Producer Emily Fox had to be “real circumspect” when filming the series, as it features a mix of genres such as love stories, thrillers, and family dramas. It is a chess game with many moving parts, and viewers are kept guessing until the very end.
Adding to the mystery is the series’ filming location. The basement of The Greybourne is an actual basement, located underneath a former insane asylum. It has its own personality, including literal and figurative secret passageways.
The show also explores the themes of trust and empowerment. Elena, the new nanny, believes that money buys freedom, but quickly learns differently. The mystery of the show is intertwined with the supernatural, and viewers are left questioning who they can trust, including themselves, their own eyes, and their own minds.
“The Watchful Eye” airs on Freeform and is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Who is the bad guy? Who can you trust? Tune in to find out!