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Casting for Joe Hill’s “Locke & Key” Is Underway

Comic fans are abuzz as favorite title Locke & Key (written by Stephen King’s son Joe Hill) is being turned into a series for Hulu and casting announcements are being made. Newcomer Jack Mulhern (below) has been cast as Tyler Locke, one of the leads of the comic.

Veteran actor Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) has also been announced to play teacher Joe Ridgeway. No word yet on whether his role will expand past the pilot that Hulu ordered.

The plot, as posted in the story by Deadline, is as follows: read more

LOCKE & KEY TV Series Coming From IDW Entertainment

Joe Hill’s comic book series Locke & Key had a TV pilot in 2010-11 that didn’t take off, and is again being developed into a TV series.   IDW Entertainment, which published the comic books, is developing the series.   Hill will write the pilot and executive produce. Circle of Confusion (The Walking Dead) is developing it internally with IDW, after which it will be taken to cable/digital networks.

Hill said, “I love this story.The seven years I spent working on Locke & Key was the happiest creative experience of my life and there still isn’t a day when I don’t think about those characters and miss visiting with them. The six books of the series are very like six seasons of a cable TV series and so it feels only natural to bring that world to the little screen and to see if we can’t scare the pants off viewers everywhere.” read more