Joe Hill's Supernatural Horror Series NOS4A2 is Coming to AMC
AMC has announced that they will be producing a new supernatural horror series called NOS4A2, which is based on the novel by Joe Hill. Hill, who is the son of Stephen King, will also be an executive producer on the series. In case you're not familiar with the twisted story, here are the details:
NOS4A2 introduces Vic McQueen, a young, working class artist who discovers she has a supernatural ability to track the seemingly immortal Charlie Manx. Manx feeds off the souls of children, then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland – a twisted Christmas Village of Manx’s imagination where every day is Christmas day and unhappiness is against the law. Vic must strive to defeat Manx and rescue his victims – without losing her mind or falling victim to him herself.
This is going to make a great series, and the fact that AMC is behind it tells us that it's going to be a quality show. The series itself was created by Jami O’Brien (Fear the Walking Dead, Hell on Wheels) and he will serve as showrunner and executive producer. David Madden, president of original programming for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios had this to say in a statement:
"'NOS4A2' continues in AMC’s rich tradition of immersive dramas that combine otherworldly stories with relatable relationships and big emotional themes. Jami O’Brien and the writing team have vibrantly brought Joe Hill’s incredible story to life for the small screen and we are pleased to be making this diabolically unique new show under the AMC Studios shingle, in association with Tornante."
"I couldn’t be more excited about the forthcoming adaptation of 'NOS4A2.' I know it’s in good hands with showrunner Jami O’Brien: her beautifully composed scripts show a writer at the height of her powers, one who has an exquisite touch with character and a relentless instinct for suspense. AMC’s record speaks for itself: who wouldn’t want to be in business with the ‘Mad Men’ who ‘Broke Bad’ and made ‘The Dead Walk?’ And Tornante’s dedication to bringing singular visions to TV has freed everyone involved to do their best and truest work. I can’t wait to see Vic McQueen turn the throttle and go after Charlie Manx in 2019. Let’s ride.”
The series will premiere in 2019 and the first season will consist of 10 episodes. I'm looking forward to seeing how this series turns out!