Dimension Films has acquired screen rights to Joe Hill’s graphic novel “Locke & Key” and plans to turn it into a potential franchise reports Variety.
The story revolves around a trio of children who become the caretakers of Keyhouse, a mansion in New England that is full of secrets and magic.
The kids discover doors that take them to different places, give them powers and even alter gender and skin color. Behind one door is a dangerously violent creature.
‘Locke’ will come in three six-issue installments(18 in total), it’s not known how many will be used to assemble the film script.
Hill, son of author Stephen King, has already sold his debut novel “Heart-Shaped Box” to Warner Bros. Pictures.