Just in from Deadline, Griffin Gluck and Steven Williams have been cast in Netflix’s adaptation of the comic series Locke & Key created by Joe Hill.
Formerly the star of American Vandal, Gluck has been added as a series regular and Williams (The Chi, The Leftovers) will have a recurring role in the upcoming series.
L&K is a horror/fantasy series that centers around the Locke siblings; Kinsey, Tyler and Bode (Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup and Jackson Robert Scott). After the horrific killing of their father, the children go to live in their old family home in Massachusetts where they find the house has magical keys that give them an supernatural powers and abilities. Unbeknownst to them, however, a sinister demon also wants the keys and will stop at nothing to obtain them and the powers that go with them.
Gluck is set to portray Gabe, a student that is new at Matheson Academy who becomes friends with Kinsey. Williams will recur as Joe Ridgeway, a respected teacher at Matheson Academy who comes to know the recently arrived Locke family.
The series will premier on Netflix, and is being developed by Hill along with Carlton Cuse, Aron Eli Coleite and Meredith Averill in association with IDW Entertainment.
The first episode is being written by Hill and Coleite, while Cuse and Averill will serve as showrunners.
Check back soon for more updates on Locke & Key!