A&E has released a new teaser and poster for its upcoming Psycho prequel series Bates Motel. The drama comes from executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost) and Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights) and centers on the relationship between a young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mother (Vera Farmiga). This teaser trailer is the creepiest yet, unless you think sitting on a bed with your mother and staring ominously is normal behavior.
Hit the jump to check out the new trailer and poster, and click here to check out five more tantalizing teaser posters. The series also stars Nestor Carbonell, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, and Mike Vogel. Bates Motel premieres on A&E on March 18th.
Here’s the synopsis for Bates Motel:
In “Bates Motel,” following the tragic death of her husband, Norma Bates buys a motel on the outskirts of the idyllic coastal town of White Pine Bay, seeking a fresh start. As Norma and Norman get ensconced in their new home, they discover this town isn’t quite what it seems, and the locals aren’t so quick to let them in on their secrets. But the Bates’ are done being pushed around and will do whatever it takes to survive – and will do whatever it takes to protect their own secrets.