‘Let The Right One In’ TV series trailer offers another take on the vampire classic

The series kicks off in October

A trailer has been released of Showtime’s TV adaptation of Let The Right One In – check it out below.

Based on the Swedish novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist and the 2008 film from director Tomas Alfredson, the 10-episode series follows Mark (Demián Bichir) and his daughter Eleanor (Anika Noni Rose), whose lives were changed 10 years earlier when she was turned into a vampire.

A synopsis reads: “Locked in at age 12, perhaps forever, Eleanor lives a closed-in life, able to go out only at night, while her father does his best to provide her with the human blood she needs to stay alive.”

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The series also stars Grace Gummer (Mr Robot), Madison Taylor Baez (Selena: The Series), Kevin Carroll (Snowfall), Ian Foreman (Merry Wish-Mas) and Jacob Buster (Colony).

Andrew Hinderaker (Penny Dreadful) serves as showrunner and executive producer on the series alongside Seith Mann (Homeland, Blindspotting). Mann has also directed a number of episodes, including the pilot.

Let The Right One In‘s premiere will air October 7 on Showtime in the US. A UK release date has yet to be announced.

The original film adaptation told the story from the perspective of bullied 12-year-old boy Oskar, who develops a friendship with a mysterious child named Eli.

An American remake titled Let Me In was released in 2010 from director Matt Reeves (The Batman), starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Chloë Grace Moretz.

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In a three-star review, NME wrote: “Let Me In is a good film, very enjoyable, quite frightening in places, but if you watch it instead of Let The Right One In then you’re a total idiot.”

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