Nightbreed is a forthcoming 2019 fantasy horror television series being developed by screenwriter Josh Stolberg (Jigsaw; Piranha 3D; Sorority Row) for Morgan Creek and Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, based on Clive Barker’s short-story collection Cabal.
Barker will be executive producing the series with this Seraphim Films partner Mark Miller, along with Morgan Creek’s James G. Robinson, David Robinson, and Barbara Wall. He has commented: “This story has been near to my heart for many years. I’m at beyond thrilled that SyFy and UCP are taking this journey with us, and I cannot wait to see it brought to life on the screen.”
President of Morgan Creek Entertainment Group David Robinson has said:
“There has never been a more relevant time for us to turn to one of the genre’s great cult classics from our movie library to impact the national conversation with bold, compelling and unconventional storytelling. The team at Morgan Creek is very excited to partner with Clive Barker, SyFy and Universal Cable Productions on Nightbreed for a unique, trenchant and no-holds-barred exploration of race relations in today’s society. As a sophisticated twist on the classic graphic novel form, Nightbreed pits ‘humans’ against persecuted monsters, using metaphor and parable to take on bias and prejudice with real-world consequences.
Nightbreed was previously adapted for the big screen in 1990 and was released on Blu-ray by Scream Factory as a 3-disc ‘Director’s Cut Collector’s Edition’ in 2014.