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AMC set to make Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 a TV Series…

December 8th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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After Joe Hill’s awesome Locke & Key comic book was dropped as a movie trilogy (here) we began to fear if we’d see any more  of his work on screen. Now it looks like we may well do.

AMC, the folks behind The Walking Dead, have picked up his fantastic NOS4A2 novel (and presumably prequel comic series) for a series and they are currently looking for a writer for the series.

NOS4A2 is a terrifying tale of a killer call Charlie Manx who abducts children in his 1938 Rolls Royce Wraith (the title of the book, as well as being a play on Nosferatu, is the number plate of the car) and takes them to a terrifying elsewhere.

The great thing is that, although the comic was a limited series and the book was a solo tale, the story of Charlie Manx could potentially span forever and easily be an ongoing series.

The book was written by Hill, son of Stephen King, and is a triumph of modern horror and along with Horns and Heart-shaped Box has established Hill as every bit the master his father is.

We’ll keep you up-to-date with the details as they emerge but this could be essential, terrifying TV…

Source: Deadline

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….