Writer Joe Hill explains that Universal Pictures is negotiating with Fox TV over how to proceed with a planned Locke & Key film trilogy.
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A trailer for Locke & Key has made its way online more than three months after Fox passed on the adaptation of the acclaimed horror comic by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.
IDW Publishing has confirmed that it will screen the rejected pilot for the adaptation of the acclaimed horror comic at Comic-Con International, followed by a panel featuring creators Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez and the show’s producers.
Although Fox passed on the adaptation of the acclaimed horror comic, writer Joe Hill has revealed that fans may have a chance to watch the pilot at Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Despite hopes that the pilot rejected last month by Fox might find a home at The CW or Syfy, it appears as if the comic-book adaptation has reached a dead end: The sets are scheduled to be dismantled at the end of the month, with a Fox spokesman confirming the show won’t go forward.
Ahead of its upfront presentation, the network announced five cancellations, including the comics-based action drama Human Target, and four new series, including J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz. However, Fox decided not to pick up the buzz-generating adaptation Locke & Key.