I Know What You Did Last Summer is becoming a series!
The 1997 horror flick, as well as its source 1973 novel by Lois Duncan, is becoming a YA horror drama at Amazon, THR reported Wednesday (October 14).
“The show will share a premise with the movie, in which a group of teenagers is stalked by a killer a year after a fatal accident on their graduation night, but put a modern spin on the material,” the outlet reports.
Gossip Girl‘s Sara Goodman is writing and executive producing the show, which comes from Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures TV. The film starred Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr. and grossed $125 million worldwide.
“We are thrilled to have I Know What You Did Last Summer with our incredible partners at Amazon Studios. Neal Moritz and Original Film’s development consistently fires on all cylinders and that is proven once again with Sara Goodman’s contemporary and pulsating character weaving suspense thriller,” said Sony Pictures TV Studios co-president Jason Clodfelter.
“The best horror franchises always have another scare coming, and this I Know What You Did Last Summer series from Sara Goodman is a perfectly twisted update to the iconic slasher movie. Any way you slice it, our global Prime Video customers will love this modern take on the fan favorite film.” said Amazon’s Albert Cheng.
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