About Dark Matter
Dark Matter is a science-fiction mystery thriller set in present-day Silicon Valley. The feature-length series is available to read on Snapchat and within the Hooked mobile app starting October 26.
The first season of Dark Matter follows protagonist Tasneem (Taz) Singh, a South Asian American senior at Stanford University, who seeks to uncover the mystery behind her twin sister’s sudden death and, in the process, discovers she has a secret power that allows her to see and interact with paranormal entities, or, Dark Matter. Each episode of the first season follows a “monster of the week” format and can be consumed as a standalone experience, with a deeper narrative arc that is revealed as the season unfolds.
Dark Matter is a unique multimedia series produced specifically for vertical screens, combining the popular “chat fiction” format pioneered by Hooked, with a voice track reminiscent of 1940’s radio dramas and custom illustrations. The series is available in seven languages, including English, Arabic, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Norwegian.
Hooked is redefining entertainment for the smartphone generation. The company pioneered a new media format known as "chat fiction," which has become a global phenomenon among teens and millennials in recent years. Hooked produces stories in a variety of genres, including horror, mystery, romance and science fiction. The Hooked app has hit the #1 spot in the App Store in 25 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and South Korea.