Based on the Idw comic book, “Locke and Key” is a horror-fantasy series described as revolving around three siblings who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Maine only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.
The pilot is executive produced by Carlton Cuse, Scott Derrickson, and Lindsey Springer. Cuse will serve as showrunner, with Derrickson directing the pilot. Idw Entertainment will produce. Cuse, whose “Bates Motel” is wrapping on A&E, also has series “Jack Ryan” in the works at Hulu competitor Amazon and executive produces “The Strain” for FX.
Fox developed a “Locke and Key” adaptation six years ago with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci