I’m going to be in a mood all day. A funk even. I need to share it with you, lest I become a brooding Byronic icon, sulking from atop gargoyles in the rain. Gargoyles get slippery.
Anyways, Superhero Hype has posted the trailer for what looks like a pitch perfect screen adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke & Key, a show we’ll never get to Tivo. Your best hope to see the pilot is to hit up a convention. Hill has tweeted that he’s hoping to organize screenings beyond the premiere at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con. (If you were lucky enough to catch one of the two screenings, let us know what you thought.)
What’s saddest about this situation is that Fox didn’t pass on the series because it was poorly conceived or produced. Just the opposite. Reportedly, they didn’t think they could afford to maintain the quality over the course of a full season. So for now, all we’ve got is this tantalizing trailer: