Television & Film

CW Goes to the Darkside for New Tales

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Recently, we got the news that the CW was moving forward with an animated Vixen, which will take place in Detroit and will live in the same universe as Arrow and The Flash. Prior to that, the network made a pilot order for a new version of Tales From the Darkside.

Originally developed as a half-hour summer series, Darkside will now be an hour-long series to debut in the fall. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have worked with Joe Hill on the new version. Hill, son of horror author Stephen King, has worked with Orci & Kurtzman on Locke & Key, which went to pilot at Fox but never went into production.

The original Tales from the Darkside ran in syndication from 1984 to 1988. It’s an anthology series similar to The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, and Tales from the Crypt.

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Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

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