The MGM premium network Epix has given a ten-episode straight to series order to From, a contemporary sci-fi horror series created by John Griffin, according to Deadline.com. Each episode is set to be one hour long.
From highlights the mystery of a terrifying town in middle America that traps everyone who enters it. While searching for a way out of the town, the captives must fight for a sense of normalcy as well as survive the threats that inhabit the surrounding forest, which includes horrible creature that only come out when the sun goes down.
“From will deliver suspense, terror and cliffhanger moments, all while telling a truly engaging story with rich characters,” said Michael Wright, President, Epix, who also was recently named President of MGM Scripted Television. “We’re thrilled to be working with John Griffin and this talented creative team to bring the series to our audience.”
“John Griffin and the creative team deliver thrilling and creepy moments that will keep all viewers on the edge,” said Rola Bauer, President of International TV Productions at MGM. “To work with Epix and orchestrate the international coproduction with such talent attached, is a privilege.”
From, produced by Midnight Radio, the producing team of Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg, as well as Joe & Anthony Russo’s AGBO, is a co-production between Epix Studios and MGM International Television Productions. Jack Bender (Lost, Game of Thrones and Mr. Mercedes) is set to direct the first four episodes. Casting is currently underway. Production is set to begin in May in Halifax, NS, with a tentative 2022 premiere on Epix. The series will be distributed by Netflix outside of the U.S.