The TV adaptation of Joe Hill’s horror comic Locke & Key received a pilot order from Hulu back in April, but stalled after Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson jumped ship to focus on TNT’s Snowpiercer series.

Now things seem to be back on track, as Empire reports that Mama director Andy Muschietti is jumping in as the new director. His adaptation of Stephen King’s It is coming this September. Joe Hill is Stephen King’s son, so it’s sort of fun that they’re sharing a director, if you’re into very subtle human drama.

Hill developed the pilot script last year with showrunner Carlton Cuse, best known for Lost, and most recently for The Strain. Muschietti has also brought on his sister Barbara, who produced Mama and It.


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