Netflix has announced it has given the greenlight to an adaptation of LOCKE & KEY with a 10-episode commitment. It is written by Joe Hill (son of Stephen King) and is adapted from the IDW comic of the same name. Get more details below.
From The Press Release
It’s official! Netflix greenlights “Locke & Key” for 10 episode series.
Netflix is redeveloping the scripts and re-casting the new series.
Locke & Key, written by Joe Hill, is a horror/fantasy series that revolves around 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. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.
The IDW Publishing Locke & Key comic book franchise, co-created by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, has garnered both awards and acclaim during its ten-year run; has been translated into dozens of languages across the globe; and has sold millions of copies worldwide.
Episodes: 10 x 60
Creator / Writer / Executive Producer: Joe Hill
Showrunners / Executive Producers: Carlton Cuse (producing through Genre Arts), Meredith Averill
Executive Producers: David Ozer (IDW), Ted Adams (IDW), Lindsey Springer (producing through Genre Arts), Aron Eli Coleite, Andy Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, David Alpert (Circle of Confusion), Rick Jacobs (Circle of Confusion)
Series developed by: Carlton Cuse, Aron Eli Coleite and Meredith Averill
First Episode written by: Joe Hill and Aron Eli Coleite