Up-and-comer Jack Mulhern has been cast as co-lead Tyler Locke, the oldest son of Rendell and Nina and a protective older brother to his siblings, in “Locke & Key”, Hulu’s one-hour horror/fantasy drama adaptation of the IDW comic by Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez, Deadline writes.
And how about this… Danny Glover (Predator 2, Saw, the Lethal Weapon movies) will co-star in the pilot written by Hill and directed by IT‘s Andy Muschietti.
“Locke & Key” revolves around three siblings (Mulhern, Megan Charpentier, Jackson Robert Scott) who, after the gruesome murder of their father, move to their ancestral home in Maine with their mother Nina (Frances O’Connor) only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Little do they know, a devious demon also wants the keys, and will stop at nothing to attain them.
After his dad is murdered, Tyler (Mulhern) has to grow up quickly and wrestles with being a teenager and filling his father’s shoes as man of the house. Tyler’s life is even more complicated after discovering his ancestral family home has magical keys that give him a vast array of powers and abilities.
Glover will play Joe Ridgeway, the eccentric English Teacher at Matheson Academy. After the gruesome murder of their father Rendell, the Locke family moves to Matheson. Joe becomes a mentor to the Locke children and a friend to Nina, but he also knows some of the tragic secrets Rendell kept from his family.