|Based on||The Changeling|
by Victor LaValle
|Written by||Kelly Marcel|
|Directed by||Melina Matsoukas|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
The Changeling is an upcoming horror fantasy television series based on the novel of the same name by Victor LaValle. It will be written by Kelly Marcel and directed by Melina Matsoukas.
A man goes in search of his wife after she does something horrific in the aftermath of the birth of their first child.
Annapurna Pictures acquired the rights to the novel in August 2017, with the intention to turn it into a television series. In August 2021, Apple TV+ greenlit the series, with Kelly Marcel writing the series and serving as showrunner, Melina Matsoukas directing and Lakeith Stanfield cast to star. Adina Porter and Clark Backo were added to the cast in March 2022. In June, musician Samuel T. Herring joined the cast. Malcolm Barrett, Alexis Louder, Amirah Vann and Jared Abrahamson would be cast in recurring roles in July.
Filming on the series began by May 2022 in New Jersey under the working title Improbable Valentine, and is expected to conclude in the fall. Filming locations include Hoboken, Jersey City, New York City, as well as the Canadian cities Toronto and London.