Let the Right One In TV Series Gets First Trailer
Let the Right One
After quite a while being developed, Showtime’s Let the Right One In television series will make a big appearance in just a couple of additional weeks and presently, the organization has released the first full trailer for the show. The trailer, which you can look at for yourself below, gives fans their best take a gander at the latest adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel with Showtime’s series following the story of Mark and his daughter, Eleanor, whose lives changed a decade ago when she was transformed into a vampire. The series will debut on Sunday, October ninth at 10 p.m. ET.
How does Showtime’s Let the Right One In vary from previous adaptations?
There have been two previous adaptations of Lindqvist’s novel, a 2008 Swedish film and Matt Reeves’ 2010 English remake. According to series showrunner Andrew Hinderaker, those films revolved more around the relationship between youngsters while the series will be more about the vampire and her father.
“The [original] film is about a relationship between an isolated tormented kid and an isolated lonely young lady, who we learn is a vampire,” showrunner Andrew Hinderaker shared told Entertainment Week after week about the series. “What I saw as so compelling about that film is there’s a lot smaller relationship between the vampire and [her] adult caretaker. I really used the film as inspiration for a story that really focuses on a 12-year-old young lady who has been a vampire for a very long time. She has been taken care of by her father, who keeps her alive, who keeps them ahead of the law, and who has kept trust alive for the two of them that one day they will find a fix, and this will not be her life always.”
Who stars in Let the Right One In?
Academy Award nominee Demián Bichir leads the cast of the film played Mark, the farther of Madison Taylor Baez’s Eleanor, the one turning into a creature of the evening. They’re joined by Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls, Power), Grace Gummer (Mr. Robot), Kevin Carroll (Snowfall), Ian Foreman (Cheerful Wish-Mas), Jacob Buster (State) and Scratch Stahl (Fear the Walking Dead).
What is Let the Right One In about?
Showtime’s official description for Let the Right One In reads as follows: “Inspired by the original hit Swedish novel and film, the series centers on Mark (Bichir) and his daughter Eleanor (Baez), whose lives were changed 10 years earlier when she was transformed into a vampire. Secured at age 12, perhaps forever, Eleanor lives a closed throughout everyday life, able to go out just around evening time, while her father does his best to furnish her with the human blood she needs to stay alive. With these emotionally charged and terrifying ingredients as a starting point, Let the Right One In will upend classification expectations, turning a naturalistic lens on human frailty, strength and compassion.”
Subscribers to Showtime will be able to watch the series early anyway with the first episode becoming available on streaming and on demand for all SHOWTIME subscribers on Friday, October 7, before making its live presentation on Sunday, October 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.