The CW has picked up its first three pilots of the 2015-16 cycle, handing orders to a reinvention of “Tales From the Darkside,” a project from “The Originals” and “Vampire Diaries” showrunner Julie Plec

“Tales From the Darkside” is a reboot of the fantasy-thriller anthology series from the 1980s. Joe Hill wrote the pilot script and exec produces for CBS TV Studios with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Heather Kadin, as well as Mitch Galin and Jerry Golod.

The original series, which aired in syndication from 1984 to 1988, was known for adaptations of horror works by Clive Barker, Stephen King and other heavyweights of the genre.

Source: Variety