Locke & Key more than a haunted house

(From left) Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup and Jackson Robert Scott in Locke & Key. They play three siblings who move into their family’s ancestral home, Keyhouse, after their father is murdered.
(From left) Emilia Jones, Connor Jessup and Jackson Robert Scott in Locke & Key. They play three siblings who move into their family’s ancestral home, Keyhouse, after their father is murdered. PHOTO: CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS

Locke & Key looks like yet another spooky caper, but the family-friendly show will tackle tough themes such as trauma and self-discovery

Adapted from the cult comic books of the same name, the supernatural drama Locke & Key looks, at first glance, like just another haunted-house adventure.

But the cast and creators say the show may surprise viewers by how emotional the story is and how deeply it wades into themes such as trauma and self-discovery.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2020, with the headline 'More than a haunted house'. Print Edition | Subscribe