The man behind the “Hellraiser” and “Candyman” film franchises is developing a TV series based on his horror/fantasy novel “Weaveworld.” Deadline.com reports that Clive Barker has the project in the works at the CW.
Barker is executive producing with “Warehouse 13’s” Jack Kenny writing and executive producing.
“The show gives a contemporary makeover to the premise of the novel, which was published in 1987,” Deadline reports. “In the TV adaptation, an app designer teams up with a young pastry chef who [is] destined to be guardian of a mythological realm that can be accessed through a portal in an old Savannah mansion. Together, they fight an epic battle with evil forces who are vying for control of the magical world.”
The studio behind the project is CBS TV Studios.