Entertainment One Teams with Gary Oldman for Horror TV Series
March 6, 2014
Deadline reports that Entertainment One, the production company behind AMC's "Hell on Wheels," is teaming up with Gary Oldman and Douglas Urbanski’s Flying Studio to develop and produce a serialized horror series titled "The Diabolic."
The series will focus on a "a broken but brilliant exorcist" who falls in love with a woman whose son is possessed by an ancient entity with diabolic intentions."
Oldman and Urbanski will produce the series along with Josh Weinstock. eOne will handle the worldwide distribution for the series.
"The Diabolic" is not the only exorcism-themed series headed for the small screen as "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman is developing a series around the concept as well, and there's even a series in development based on William Friedkin's classic film The Exorcist. Is 2014 the year of the excorcism TV series?