M. Night Shyamalan


Apple orders thriller drama from Sixth Sense director

Apple has ordered its latest original by Sixth Sense writer and director M. Night Shyamalan. The psychological thriller was given a straight-to-series order, with Shyamalan executive producing and Tony Basgallop writing. It will be a half-hour series and has received a ten-episode order, although further details are yet to be revealed. Shyamalan will direct the […]

TNT officially revisits Tales From the Crypt

US cable channel TNT has officially greenlit a reworking of the classic television horror anthology Tales From the Crypt. The M. Night Shyamalan-developed ten-parter will comprise part of a new horror block for the Turner Broadcasting System network, which is slated to launch in 2017. A reversioned Crypt Keeper will present the show, which is […]

TNT, Shyamalan team for TV horror

US cable net TNT and writer/director M. Night Shyamalan have teamed for a new two-hour block to be programmed with horror and suspense series. The Sixth Sense writer will curate the block, which will include Tales from the Crypt reboot, and launch this autumn. Shyamalan said: “To be part of such a beloved brand like […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]