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"Psycho" Getting Prequel TV Series "Bates Motel"

Posted: July 2nd, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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Entertainment Weekly has learned that "Bates Motel" TV series, based on Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" film, is in the works. The show, being produced by Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights") has already been greenlit and ten episodes have already been ordered for 2013. There will be no pilot episode.

"Bates Motel" is a present-day telling of the "formative years of Norman Bates, [his] relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit," said the official statement. "Viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all."

Psycho" is widely credited with giving rise to the "slasher" horror genre with its tale of a lonely owner of a desolate motel who's responsible for a string of murders.

Source: EW


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pornfly writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 9:20:49 PM

What network?
So its gonna be a show with a hot mom molestin her son until he snaps and peeps on all the female guests?
Hmmm
Wasnt it implied he was molested in Psycho:The Beginning?
minkowski writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 9:42:43 PM

"Viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all."

Good news for the two people watching, I guess.
pornfly writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 10:15:02 PM

Why dont they just make another MuppetBabies but with serial killers for f*cksake
minkowski writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 10:16:47 PM

Ah, my favorite MuppetBabies song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT3fbXGsYFc
minkowski writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 10:17:34 PM

"Why dont they just make another MuppetBabies but with serial killers for f*cksake"

They did. It's called 'Congress'.
BadChadB33 writes:
on July 2nd, 2012 at 11:20:31 PM

Yup canceled after 1 episode.
pornfly writes:
on July 3rd, 2012 at 4:17:33 AM

Put it on FX or Spike and cast Famke Jensen as momma Bates
Ranger writes:
on July 3rd, 2012 at 5:52:27 AM

I saw that house on the hill on the Universal lot as a kid. Spooky!

As for: Bates Motel" is a present-day telling of the "formative years of...'

Yada-yada-blah-blah.

Who's give a f*ck?!

Zzzzz...
bane writes:
on July 3rd, 2012 at 11:58:59 AM

please look at this

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Alfred-Hitchc*ck-and-the-Making-of-Psycho/346094162103509
Ranger writes:
on July 3rd, 2012 at 8:33:15 PM

No.
Gnarkill writes:
on July 4th, 2012 at 3:57:50 PM

they should get crispin glover to play norman bates cause hes creepy as hell and plays it well ever see willard ? the movie sucked but glover played a good psycho

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