A&E is developing a new TV series called Bates Motel about Norman Bates, the character from the classic ‘Psycho’ movies. The show will serve as a prequel story that looks at Norman’s past.
Here’s the official announcement from A&E:
“Bates Motel serves as a prequel to the most famous fright film of all-time, Psycho. A&E is currently in script development. Bates Motel will give viewers an intimate understanding of how Norman Bates’ psyche developed from his childhood through his teen years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how his mother, Norma, and her lover damaged Norman, helping forge the most well-known serial killing motel owner in history.”