During their San Diego [email protected] panel on Friday, Amazon announced the release date of their I Know What You Did Last Summer series. The series will premiere in October of this year.
In a press release, the streaming service describes the show as “a modern take on the hit 1997 horror film.” The 1997 film was based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel of the same name.
A group of teenagers in the book and previous film accidentally kill a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident. They agree to conceal the crime and keep it hidden.
One year later, they begin receiving notes that say, “I know what you did last summer.” The notes’ anonymous sender starts picking off the teens one by one.
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., and Johnny Galecki starred in the 1997 film. Kevin Williamson, the author of Scream, wrote the screenplay adaptation.
Hewitt and Prinze returned for 1998’s I Still Know What You Did Last Summer after surviving the first film. I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer was released straight to video by Sony.
Deadline reported Amazon’s development of a series based on the property on Oct. 14, 2020. Neal H. Moritz’s Original Films produces the series with James Wan’s Atomic Monster.