The Devil In Ohio adaptation, based on YA horror book by Daria Polatin, is going to be a fun one for fans of thrillers. This seems like a project made for a Fall release on Netflix, right in time for spooky season. I think horror fans are going to be all over this adaptation. Also a great rewatch whenever you want something scary.
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This page was updated: 7/27/23
About The Book:
When fifteen-year-old Jules Mathis comes home from school to find a strange girl, her mother explains that Mae is one of her patients at the hospital and will be staying with their family for a few days. But shortly after, Mae is wearing Jules’ clothes, sleeping in her bedroom, edging her out of her position on the school paper, and kissing Jules’s crush. Then things get weird.
Jules walks in on a half-dressed Mae, she’s startled to see a pentagram carved into her back. Soon white roses start turning up on the front porch, a rabid dog bites one of Jules’ sisters, and Jules’ parents, who never fight, start arguing behind closed doors.
Jules pieces clues together and discovers that Mae may be a survivor of the strange cult that has taken over a nearby town. And they will stop at nothing to get Mae back.
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Current Production Status:
All episodes released as of September 2nd, 2022.
Devil in Ohio Adaptation Timeline:
In November 2017 the book was first published. A few years later in September 2021 Netflix announced an eight episode mini-series adaptation. Part of the announcement was that Emily Deshanel would be starring and that filming had already begun. In December the project entered post-production. As of Summer 2022 you can find the title on Netflix to save despite no official release date.
The official Devil in Ohio adaptation release date, September 2nd, was announced at Netflix’ TUDUM presentation along with first look pictures in August 2022.
Between average reviews, low viewing, and the author publicly saying she wanted it to be a contained it is not likely any further seasons will be made.
Where Can I Watch The Series
As of July 2023 the full series is available to stream on Netflix.
The show currently has a 45% tomatometer and 30% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. 5.9/10 on IMDb.
Who Owns The Rights:
Netflix ordered the series taking care of production and distribution.
Who Is Attached:
Emily Deschanel is in the lead role with Stacey Farber, Sam Jaegar, and Alisha Newton in supporting roles.
Principal photography on the project took place in various locations around Vancouver, British Columbia.
This series has a release date of September 2nd, 2022.
Previous mentions on AiLL:
This project can also be found in the 2022 Books To Movies and TV masterlist.
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