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Bates Motel's Olivia Cooke to Star in Vanity Fair Adaptation for Amazon

Bates Motel ingenue Olivia Cooke is set to play Becky Sharp in the latest adaptation of William Makepeace Thackerays Vanity Fair. Published in 1848, the classic novel follows the lives of Becky, Emmy Sedley and their friends and families during and after the Napoleonic Wars. The new, seven-part Amazon Studios/ITV co-production, per Deadline, promises to [] //

A&E Announces Bates Motel Was Its Last Original Scripted Show

A&Eis exiting the scripted programming space. Following Mondaysconclusion of Bates Motel, there will be no more scripted series on the cable network for the foreseeable future. Going forward, A&E will be shifting its focus back to the unscripted programming on which the brand was built. The network has not ordered a new scripted series or pilot since 2015. The networks most recent original scripted drama, Damien, Glen MazzarasThe Omen spinoff series, was canceled last Mayafter just one season. ...Read More... //

How 'Bates Motel' Made Good on Great Expectations

A&E's 'Psycho' prequel 'Bates Motel' aired its series finale on April 24, capping off an unlikely two-season rise from mediocre beginnings. ...Read More... //

Bates Motel Series Finale: How Did It All End?

Mother and son, reunited. That's how Bates Motel ended after five seasons tonight, but that's pretty much how it always had to end, didn't it? After killing... ...Read More... //

Freddie Highmore on the Bates Motel Finale and Saying Good-bye to Norman Bates

We realize that, underneath it all, Norman is not quite as crazy as weve been led to believe. ...Read More... //

Bates Motel Shuts Its Doors With Bloody Series Finale; Will Other Hitchcock Pics Find Their Way To TV?

SPOILER ALERT:This story contains details of tonight's Bates Motel series finale. Tonight, A&E s Bates Motel wrapped up its five-season run with the episode The Cord, and when you think about it thats quite a feat considering how others have tried and failed to expand the universe of Alfred Hitchcocks 1960 classic Psycho . The movies sequels during the 1980s were met with a lukewarm response by audiences and critics, even though Psycho II featuredAnthony Perkins ...Read More... //

Bates Motel Checks Out With a Strong Series Finale

  (Warning: Spoilers for the series finale of Bates Motel past this point!) Bates Motel ended its five-season run Monday night, bringing the story of excitable boy Norman Bates ( Freddie Highmore ) and his overprotective, deceased mother Norma ( Vera Farmiga ) to a suitably tragic and elegant close. ...Read More... //

Bates Motel EPs Detail Finale's Killer Twist: 'There Was No Other Option'

The following story contains massive spoilers from this weeks Bates Motel series finale. Proceed at your own peril. Reunited and it feels so gosh darn heartbreaking. In Bates Motels series finale on Monday, Norman (with an assist from brother Dylan)took his own life and was promptly returned to Normas loving, heaven-sent arms (read full recap [] //

Bates Motel Finale: Freddie Highmore Reacts to 'Romantic' Ending, Pitches Reunion Movie Set in [Spoiler]

The following story contains a crazy number of spoilers from this weeks Bates Motel series finale. You;d be nuts to proceed if you havent watched the episode. For Freddie Highmore, Bates Motels most horrifying death occurred after production wrapped on A&Es Psycho drama. Twelvehours after we were done [shooting] at the house, we were seeing [] //

'Bates Motel' Creators Break Down the Series Finale's "Messy Tragedy"

Their love story could just not succeed in this world, showrunners Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin tell THR.   ...Read More... //