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New "Tales From The Crypt" Series In Development...

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 28, 2011 at 9:22AM

Oh joy... from Deadline:

Oh joy... from Deadline:

Fifteen years after horror anthology Tales from the Crypt ended its seven-year-run on HBO, a new TV series based on the popular and controversial 1950s EC Comics anthology is in the works with Gil Adler, producer on the HBO Crypt series, and Andrew Cosby, co-creator of Syfy hit Eureka and co-founder of comic book publisher BOOM! Studios. The new hour-long series will neither be anthological nor related to the HBO show. "It will be an ongoing series that uses characters from the comic books in a more modern context," Cosby said. "It's all about continually elevating the genre, for both existing fans of the source material and mainstream audiences."

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