A&E has just released the first two teaser videos for their upcoming Bates Motel TV series. A&E has committed to a 10-episode first season order and it’s being developed by Carlton Cuse (Lost showrunner) and Kerry Ehrin. A specific release date has not been set, but the series should premiere in early 2013.

“Bates Motel” serves as a prequel to the most famous fright film of all-time, “Psycho.” A&E is currently in script development. “Bates Motel” will give viewers an intimate understanding of how Norman Bates’ psyche developed from his childhood through his teen years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand how his mother, Norma, and her lover damaged Norman, helping forge the most well-known serial killing motel owner in history.

The cast includes Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Norman Bates, Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates, and Max Thieriot as Norman’s older brother, Dylan. Supporting cast members include Mike Vogel, Nestor Carbonell, Nicola Peltz and Olivia Cooke.

Interested in seeing more? Check out the first photos from the series at: http://dailydead.com/new-photos-from-bates-motel-tv-series/

Source: YouTube