TNT has ordered the pilot for the vampire drama ‘Let The Right One In’. The script was written by Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis who will also serve as producer. Based on the best-selling novel by Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist. It’s an eerie drama about a young boy, long tormented by his classmates, who finds solace in a friendship with a charismatic female vampire who appears to be near his age. The vampire settles into the boy’s small Vermont town with her mysterious caretaker, just as a series of bizarre murders begins attracting the attention of law enforcement.

'Let The Right One In'

Let the Right One In combines elements of horror, revenge thriller and adolescent romance into an unforgettable and truly unsettling tale,” said Sarah Aubrey, EVP of original programming for TNT. “This novel is a watershed of rich storytelling, making it an abundant source from which Jeff, Marty, Becky and Simon will bring to life in this all-new adaptation.”

We love Vampires as long as they are not the ‘Twilight’ kind.

Let the Right One In (Swedish: Låt den rätte komma in) is a 2004 vampire fiction novel by Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist. The story centers on the relationship between a 12-year-old boy, Oskar, and a centuries-old vampire child, Eli. It takes place in Blackeberg, a working class suburb of Stockholm, in the early 1980s. The book focuses on the darker side of humanity, dealing with thematically heavy issues such as existential anxiety, social isolation, fatherlessness, divorce, alcoholism, school bullying, pedophilia, genital mutilation, self-mutilation, and murder.

source: Deadline

Director found for ‘Let The Right One In’ pilot

Based on the best-selling novel by Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist.

‘Let The Right One In’

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