"Bates Motel," serves as a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film, "Psycho," and promises to give viewers an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ psyche unravels through his teenage years.
Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand just how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is and how she helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all. “Bates Motel” is produced by Universal Television for A&E Network.
Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights") serve as executive producers for Carlton Cuse Productions.
Norma sits down to tell Norman all about a great little house she's found for them in Hawaii, but Norman refuses to move. He tells his mother that this is just another of her crazy plans to start over and he's not going along with it. Norma is hurt, but before Norman can apologize, they are interrupted...