Breaking: Clive Barker NIGHTBREED Series Coming to SyFy!
Syfy is developing a TV series based on Clive Barker’s Nightbreed. The project is heading our way via from Barker (Hellraiser, Candyman) and writer Josh Stolberg (Jigsaw, Piranha). The adaptation comes to us from Morgan Creek Entertainment, who produced the 1990 movie, and Universal Cable Prods.
“This story has been near to my heart for many years,” Barker said. “I’m at beyond thrilled that SyFy and UCP are taking this journey with us, and I cannot wait to see it brought to life on the screen.”
Deadline reports Barker is executive producing the series along with James G. Robinson, David Robinson, Barbara Wall, and Mark Miller. We’ll let you know when we hear more!
Nightbreed explores race relations in America, only the races are Humans and Monsters. It follows a group of underground half-human/half-monsters seeking to find a new refuge and home after their original hiding place is destroyed. Leading these efforts is a recently turned reluctant hero who not only is adjusting to his new supernatural status but also is dealing with the grief and mystery surrounding the death of his fiancée. Will this group band together despite being hunted and persecuted by humans who find their “otherness” to be frightening?