Here’s yet another reason to subscribe to Netflix. After more than a year of being shopped around for development, Joe Hill’s comic Locke &Key has been picked up by Netflix.
Per variety, Joe hill will serve as writer and executive producer on the show, which was developed by Carlton Cuse, Meredith Averill, and Aron Eli Coleite with Averill and Coleite joining the series since it came to Netflix. Cuse and Averill will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers. Cuse will executive produce via his Genre Arts banner. Hill and Coleite also wrote the first episode.
Synopsis: The story involves three siblings who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Massachusetts only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Unknown to them, a demon also wants the keys,and will stop at nothing to attain them.
Netflix will re-shoot the pilot and has ordered ten episodes. We’ll bring you more details as we get them.