Admit it: your first response was “Another damn vampire show?” (Your second was in all probability “Wait, Freeform remains to be round?”) However the expertise behind Night time’s Edge, an adaptation of Liz Kerin’s forthcoming Tor Nightfire novel, is intriguing sufficient to make this bloodsucking story a possible winner, together with Jac Schaeffer (WandaVision) and Leslye Headland (Russian Doll and Star Wars: The Acolyte).
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Kerin’s ebook isn’t even out till June, however as Deadline reports, a sequence adaptation of its supernatural mother-daughter story is in “early growth” at Freeform and twentieth Tv. Right here’s the plot synopsis: “Having a mother like Izzy meant Mia needed to develop up quick. No extracurriculars, no inviting associates over, and positively no relationship. Crucial rule: inform no one among Izzy’s starvation—the type solely blood can fulfill. However Mia is in her 20s now and longs for a lifetime of her personal. One the place she doesn’t have to fret about anybody discovering their horrible secret, or respiration down her neck. When Mia meets rebellious musician Jade she dares to hope she’s discovered a option to depart her residence—and her mother—behind. It simply could be Mia’s solely likelihood of getting out alive.”
Kerin is aboard to co-write with Keto Shimizu (a veteran of the CW’s Arrow-verse, having labored on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, and The Flash in numerous capacities); they’ll each govt produce together with Scheaffer (who’s additionally now acquired Disney+’s WandaVision spinoff Agatha: Coven of Chaos on her plate) and Headland. Headland may even add her skills as director.
See what we imply? Sure, it’s yet one more rattling vampire present. But it surely’s clearly acquired some powerhouse expertise—all ladies to this point—behind the wheel, and we’re positively going to be maintaining a tally of its progress.
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