If there was ever a film that would certainly lend itself to a weekly series – it’s Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do In The Shadows – and it turns out that the FX Network thinks exactly that same thing.
While the premise for the series will be roughly the same as the film – it will follow a new group of night dwellers who are roommates. Here’s a storyline breakdown:
“Much like the movie, the series follows three vampires who live together: Laszlo (Matt Berry), Nadja (Natasia Demetriou), and Nandor (Kayvan Novak) — the former two are husband and wife. Also living with them is a fourth vampire named Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch), who’s an “energy vampire.” Instead of blood, he sucks the energy out of his victims by boring them to death with mundane anecdotes and bad jokes. The office is his feeding ground, but his powers also work on his vampire roomies.”
“The main action is put into motion when our central three vampires receive notice that an ancient leader vampire named the Baron is coming to pay them a visit from abroad, purportedly to see how conquering America is going.”
The series is slated for a Spring 2019 rollout and the PR from FX Network is already cranking up. As the are accustomed to doing – here are a couple, quick 15 second teases.