TV News: BATES MOTEL Is Open For Business! Watch The First Trailer Now...

Written by Kris Heys Friday, 14 December 2012

TV News

It started out as one of the worst ideas we'd heard in a long time. A contemporary set "re-imagining" of Alfred Hitchcock's seminal serial killer flick, PSYCHO? Hell no! But when LOST co-showrunner Carlton Cuse came on board, it was pretty clear that this wasn't to be the lazy cash-in one expected. Then the casting was announced - Freddie Highmore as Young Norman Bates? Inspired. Vera Farmiga - always excellent. The two teaser trailers promised an uncompromisingly dark tone. And now the first full trailer has hit, count us in! Watch the promo below - and stick around for some intriguing behind-the-scenes talking heads. Oh, and that episode 1 spoiler they repeatedly mention... I'm gonna call it right now. Scroll down to the very bottom of the post if you want to read it. But first, enjoy...

You must have the Adobe Flash Player installed to view this player.

BATES MOTEL will air in 2013 (exact date TBC).

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as fully interactive iPad editions, loaded with multimedia, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

* MY SPOILER THEORY? Norman kills his mother in the first episode. Farmiga then sticks around as a "projection" of Norman's thoughts ala Harry Morgan in DEXTER. I'll put a tenner on it!

Suggested Articles:
Fantasy web series Caledonia has been released on REVRY, a streaming service described as the “LGB
Whilst we’re all giddy at the prospect of Game of Thrones returning to our screens in a matter of
As FOX lines up its next batch of TV programming, the network has moved to confirmed new dates for G
It was reported earlier this year that we may, just may, see an adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gi
scroll back to top


0 #2 Elaine McGraw 2013-03-13 05:19
Ya! I was just watching a movie with the young Sam Neill .. and had the same thought. Here I find Joel's Comment! Uncanny.
+1 #1 Joel Harley 2012-12-14 21:20
That kid grew up to look a helluva lot like a young Sam Neill.

Add comment

Security code

Sign up today!