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‘NOS4A2’ Executive Producer/Writer Jami O’Brien: The Horror News Network Interview

Adapting a successful novel into a television series is no easy task, and translating the nuances of the written word into a visual world can be daunting and a little scary.  It gets even scarier when the source material is Joe Hill’s acclaimed novel NOS4A2.  Luckily, AMC tapped a writer and producer for the project with some experience in the world of horror (Fear the Walking Dead) as well as story -driven, scripted television series.

Horror News Network was excited to speak to executive producer Jami O’Brien about the origins of the project and her work on the new series, as well as her time spent on one of AMC’s flagship series, Fear the Walking Dead. read more

WonderCon 2019: NOS4A2 Panel and Press Room Buzz

AMC brought its upcoming horror-drama NOS4A2 to the massive 7,500 seat arena at WonderCon in Anaheim, California. Fans in attendance were treated to an advance screening of the first episode, a new trailer, and a panel with most of the cast and key creators of the show. 

The show is based on the 2013 novel by Joe Hill of the same name and fans of the book will no doubt be wondering how the time jumps will be managed on a TV show. In the book, Vic McQueen (played by actress Ashleigh Cummings) realizes she has a special ability to find lost things at a very young age which would require a young actress. The creators of the show, including show runner Jami O’Brien and Joe Hill, made the decision to have Vic’s “power” become active as a teenage to minimize the time jumps.  read more