US Network A&E is developing a vampire series derived from a popular Swedish novel titled “Let The Right One In.” After a bidding war with Showtime, the network has gained the rights to the series and is now greenlit to proceed. Read below for the full details.
According to NME.com, the network is developing John Ajvide Lindqvist’s 2004 best-selling novel. “Teen Wolf” showrunner Jeff Davis is going to be spearheading the show while Brandon Boyce (“Wicker Park”) will write the script along with Davis.
“Let The Right One In” is about a 12-year old boy named Oskar who is friends with a vampire child named Eli. It is set in Stockholm during the 1980s. Eli is a vampire for centuries.
In fact, “Let The Right One In” has already been adapted into a movie in 2008 titled “Let Me In” and this came out in the year 2010. It starred Chloe Grace Moretz and Kodi Smit-McPhee. However, the movie didn’t perform well at the box office. Maybe it’ll do better if it’s a TV series? That, we’ll see.
Moreover, A&E is known for its running TV series “Bates Motel.” With this new series in development, maybe it’ll be good for the network or maybe not. Some of you may be thinking, “another vampire TV series?” But then again, this is something that we have to see because the story is very interesting and with Davis taking full charge, we have a feeling this one will be good.
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