Netflix has officially given the green light to Locke & Key, a 10-episode series based on the comic book. The streaming giant 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.
Joe Hill will executive produce with showrunners Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill. Also executive producing are David Ozer (IDW), Ted Adams (IDW), Lindsey Springer (producing through Genre Arts), Aron Eli Coleite, Andy Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, David Alpert (Circle of Confusion), and Rick Jacobs (Circle of Confusion).
The series was developed by Carlton Cuse, Aron Eli Coleite and Meredith Averill.