It looks like Eli Roth will soon bring his unique brand of mayhem to television. Netflix is close to finalizing a deal with the horror filmmaker on Hemlock Grove, an adaptation of Brian McGreevy's upcoming werewolf novel. More after the jump.
Deadline has the exclusive news on Roth's thirteen-episode take on Hemlock Grove, which will be released by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on March 27...
"Set against the backdrop of our darkest myths, adolescent deceptions, ravenous relationships and rumors of a werewolf, the series re-imagines everything it means to be a monster as reflected in the struggle to be human. McGreevy will help adapt his book, co-writing the script with his writing partner Lee Shipman. The feature writing duo, which has made multiple appearances on Hollywood's Black List of hot screenplays, is currently working on a reimagining of Bram Stoker's Dracula for Warner Bros, Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way and Mad Hatter Entertainment. Mad Hatter's Michael Connolly will serve as a co-executive producer on Hemlock Grove. Eric Newman of Strike Entertainment, who worked with Roth on The Last Exorcism and the upcoming The Man With The Iron Fists, which Roth co-wrote and is producing with Newman, will executive produce Hemlock Grove along with with Roth, McGreevy and Shipman."