My first reaction to this news was, I don’t want a TV version of Let the Right One In. The original movie is a minor masterpiece, don’t do it! (The remake of the movie, in English, was so forgettable, that it didn’t diminish the original Swedish classic) My second reaction is, I’m curious to see the pilot. (Has it aired? Or is it unreleased?) As much as I think it’s risky, messing with a classic, and probably doomed to disappoint, there are notable exceptions. A&E’s Bates Motel, for example, succeeded, so anything is possible. And actress Kristine Froseth, as Eli, looks like an interesting choice.
Here’s an item from a few months ago announcing the pilot.
And here’s actress Kristine Froseth.
Deadline has this:
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