The series revolves around the eccentric residents of a dilapidated former Pennsylvania steel town and the murder of 17-year-old Brooke Bluebell.
Through the investigation, the town’s seamier side is exposed, revealing that nothing is what it seems. The TV story is an adaptation of the Brian McGreevy novel of the same name.
Hemlock Grove marked the first foray into television by internationally acclaimed horror master Eli Roth, who also directed the first episode. The 13 part first run was executive produced by Roth, McGreevy & Shipman, Mark Verheiden, Deran Sarafian, Eric Newman and Michael Connolly.
For the second outing Netflix have revealed former The Walking Dead boss Charles H Eglee is joining Hemlock Grove as one of the executive producers.
The worldwide fan response to Hemlock Grove was phenomenal, Netflix members loved the potent combination of sexy monsters, mystery, and the dark family soap opera that ended with a huge twist, leaving audiences worldwide totally shocked. – Eli Roth
The ten part second series will go into production later this year with its debut on Netflix in 2014.
Season one was just a warm-up for what we have in store for season two. Get ready to be scared in ways you never expected. – Eli Roth
The series was developed by Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman. The one-hour episodes are produced by Gaumont International Television for Netflix.