Dead Summer, Teen Slasher Series for ABC/FreeForm Network
Dead Of Summer, is the first Horror Series from American broadcast television network, ABC. DecayMag.com first covered in this soon to be released Horror series back in November 2015. Within the article titled:”Dead Of Summer” Horror Series Coming to ABC. We covered the proposed story line and the production team behind the series. “Dead of Summer” is created by: Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis and writer Ian Goldberg. Horowitz and Kitsis are slated to direct the pilot episode.
The synopsis to “Dead Summer” reads as follows:
In the vein of current teen horror TV offerings Scream and Scream Queens, Dead of Summer is described as part coming-of-age story, part supernatural horror story. It is set in the late 1980s when school is out for the summer, and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses – and first kills. Clearwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.
The series obviously offers a teen slasher vibe to it. How well will it be received against the ABC Family (soon to be Freeform) line-up remains to be seen. News has surfaced on the new additions to the cast to this upcoming Horror aeries. The actors and actresses are:
Production FOR “Dead Summer” will begin in March.