UCP Plans A Hitchcock Anthology Series

Universal Cable Productions has announced plans to develop “Welcome to Hitchcock,” an anthology series based on the works of Alfred Hitchcock.

The company has closed a deal with the Alfred Hitchcock Estate to re-imagine the master filmmaker’s work with a series that will focus on a single season-long mystery or crime. Whether it will be direct adaptations or more likely new mysteries ‘in the spirit of’ is unclear.

Plans are in place for all potential future seasons to be produced in step with Hitchcock Estate. Vermilion Entertainment and 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment will produce with Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, Timmy Thompson and Todd Thompson serving as executive producers.

Source: Variety