In a place called Knockemstiff, Ohio, a forgotten backwoods of this country – a storm of faith, violence and redemption brews. Out of desperation to save his dying wife, Willard Russell turns to prayer which succumbs to sacrifice.
The streaming service says its “modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series.”
Tony (Gervais) had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.
The show will be co-developed by Circle of Confusion Television Studios, a joint venture between Circle of Confusion and ITV Studios America, and will be written by and executive produced by Stefan Jaworksi (Those Who Kill).