5:00 pm EDT, November 30, 2012

‘I Hunt Killers’ in development at ABC Family with Joel SIlver producing

I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga is remiscent of Dexter and now headed to the small screen with Joel Silver producing. ABC Family will be home of the show however I Hunt Killers is nothing like the nerwork has taken on before.

It will be written by Dexter scribe Arika Mittman, which is appropriate as I Hunt Killers has a similar feel, but with a teenage twist. Silver executive produces with and Lyga as consultant. ABC Family has seen a  great deal of success with young adult adaptations such as Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game. However I Hunt Killers has a completely different vibe then thsoe two shows and its lead is a male character.

I Hunt Killers is the story of  Jazz, a teenger who was raised by his father, a father who happenes to a notorious serial killer that took his young son to work with him. Jazz is now trying to be a normal teenager in the town where everyone knows his story but suspicion is cast on Jazz when copy cat murders start occuring in the area. In an effort to prove murder doesn’t run in the family, Jazz joins the police in the hunt for this new serial killer. But Jazz has a secret—could he be more like his father than anyone knows?

 

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