This month brought word that The CW is revamping Tales from the Darkside. I like to think horror fans around the world collectively did a little dance for joy about that.
The series, which began in the early '80s, was started by George Romero and Laurel Entertainment. It concluded in 1988 and paved the way for a feature film, Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, in 1990. With an opening narrated by Paul Sparer, each episode ran 30 minutes in length and told various tales of the macabre.
Joe Hill ("Heart-Shaped Box," "Locke & Key," "Horns" and Stephen King's son) is attached as a writer and he spoke to MTV via e-mail about the proposed series – which has yet to get the official green light (it's still in the pilot order stage).
He wanted to clarify a few things…
Should the show get picked up, a variet of writers will contribute to the series with Hill "curating." Says MTV…