Clive Barker’s Weaverworld Being Adapted For TV

September 24, 2015

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

Horror Master Clive Barker will be serving as Executive Producer for an upcoming TV series based on his 1987 novel ‘Weaverworld’ for the CW. The series will be written by Jack Kenny (Warehouse 13). The series is said to be an updated version of the novel.

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In the TV adaption an app designer teams up with a pastry chef who has just discovered that she is destined to be the guardian of a mythological realm. The portal to the world can be found inside an old Savannah mansion. Together the two must fight evil forces who want to rule the magical world.

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Barker’s novel is set in the 1980’s in Liverpool, England. Many decades before the book is set “The Seerkind” used their magic to create a secret world known as “The Fugue” (a carpet) where they could hide themselves and their most precious possessions and creatures from the humans out to destroy them. The carpet is left in the hands of a woman who has married one of the Seerkind. The story begins when the woman is hospitalized following a stroke. While in the hospital a young man, chasing a homing pigeon, discovers the carpet. When the woman’s granddaughter arrives she and the young man are drawn into protecting the Fugue from an exiled Seerkind who is bent on revenge.

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There is no word yet who will be cast in the series or when it will premier.  As soon as we know more will give an update. barker

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