Amazon has green-lit YA horror drama I Know What You Did Last Summer. It is based on the 1997 movie and its source material, a 1973 novel by Lois Duncan. The show will share a premise with the movie, in which a killer stalks a group of teenagers one year after a fatal accident on their graduation night, but with a modern spin.
Preacher and Gossip Girl‘s Sara Goodman is writing and executive producing the show for Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures TV. Along with Goodman are executive producers Shay Hatten, Original Film‘s Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Erik Feig, Atomic Monster‘s James Wan, Rob Hackett, and Michael Clear.
Columbia Pictures previously released the movie, starred Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr. and grossed $125 million worldwide. It is one of a host of Amazon series based on well-known IP, ranging from Jack Ryan to the forthcoming Lord of the Rings.