'The Hand That Rocks the Cradle' coming to ABC Family as a new series
According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the R-rated film will be turned into a TV series, written by Daniel Loflin ( "Supernatural"). Loflin will executive produce as well, along with Ted Field (one of the film's original producers) and Mike Weber.
The story of this thriller focuses on a young and beautiful nanny who begins to dismantle and terrorize an affluent, suburban family through her job. Rebecca De Mornay and Annabella Sciorra starred in the movie, which made $88 million at the box office in its original release.
Considering the youth-oriented slant of most programming at ABC Family, it seems likely that the focus of a "Hand That Rocks the Cradle" series would be the nanny and not the family. Thrillers, of course, are nothing new on the network of "Pretty Little Liars," "Ravenswood" and "Twisted."