Locke & Key has been one of the horror comics highlights of the new century, featuring memorable characters, terrifying locales and stunning visuals.
While there have been numerous attempts to bring the story to the big (or small) screen over the years, it’s finally happening thanks to the streaming service Netflix. The upcoming adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez’s IDW series promises to be a chilling new horror story.
The series is set to premiere later this year, and the trailer has just been released by Netflix. Now, the IllumiNerdi has gotten a chance to check out the first trailer for Locke & Key, and we’re sharing it with the public.
The Mystery Of Locke & Key
The story centers around the Locke siblings – The well-meaning Tyler, the dedicated Kinsey, and the curious Bode. After their father is mysteriously murdered, their mother Nina moves them back to his old family house in the country – known as the Keyhouse.
The house is revealed to hold many secrets and darkly mystical aspects. This includes a number of strange keys that have been hidden around the building. They unlock strange and mystical doors, which lead to new places across the world
While some of them are fantastical and appealing, others can lead them to dark places around the universe. On the grounds, there’s a powerful presence that’s hidden away somewhere with a mysterious force that’s connected to the history of the family. One of them is even trapped in the grounds, but the Locke children have accidentally awakened that evil. They have to try and keep the keys out of her hands lest they risk her escaping.
The trailer hints at the overall terrifying tone of the series, along with the powerful magical force that is hidden inside the world around them. It also shows just how powerful the mystical forces that exist in this world might really be.
Check out the trailer below: